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Re: [ossig] Expensive Open Source PC?



The issue here is much bigger then just o/s alone, look at those clone machine,
there are tons of other pirate s/w inside! If those are costed in I'm sure the
machine will cost much more and the end user will think twice before buying it.

--- "Charles F. Moreira" <cfm@pc.jaring.my> wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> Dinesh wrote:-
> 
> > > 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.
> 
> How much would that be in ringgit and sen compared to say a Dell, HP, Acer
> or IBM PC which somes with original Microsoft OS?
> 
> Charles
> 
> 
> >
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