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Re: [ossig] Expensive Open Source PC?



On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, Charles F. Moreira wrote:

> Malaysians as well as to save Malaysia on foreign exchange, then as a
> government-owned company and former government agency, Mimos should
> charge a low as possible for its PCs without compromising on quality.

granted, this would be the ideal situation.

> From a consumers' point of view, if one can buy a clone PC and original
> software for less than the cost of a PC with open source software then

this is the case right now, charles, even with the mimos linux pc. a full
PC solution (with office like tools and all) only becomes cheaper if the
software is pirated.

Regards,                           /\_/\   "All dogs go to heaven."
dinesh@alphaque.com                (0 0)    http://www.alphaque.com/
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