As a home-base user i didn't think ofthe "bigger" picture.
I do agree with you say, and just wanted to add, that there are a lot of
people who are not connected to any IT companies or such like.
And i only replyed to your message, which came to me off- list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fergal Moran" <fergal.moran at wasptech.com>
To: "'Silvan Delaney'" <silvandelaney at eircom.net>; <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 4:08 PM
Subject: RE: [ILUG] Linux taking over MS
> I don't think I agree Silvan - it's the corporations and institutions that
provide the largest installed bases of operating systems - and a lot of the
time users have a pc at home in order to work from home - therefore they
will want to mirror their office pc..
> P.S. Unless you intentionally wished to take the message off list - then
be sure to cc ilug in your replies.
>> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Silvan Delaney [mailto:silvandelaney at eircom.net]
> > Sent: 05 October 2001 16:04
> > To: Fergal Moran
> > Subject: Re: [ILUG] Linux taking over MS
> > The general user at home, the pc- user.
> > they are the ones that need to change, so you get Linux
> > everywhere! Silvan
> > ---
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Fergal Moran" <fergal.moran at wasptech.com>
> > To: "'Silvan Delaney'" <silvandelaney at eircom.net>
> > Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 3:55 PM
> > Subject: RE: [ILUG] Linux taking over MS
> > > > From: Silvan Delaney [mailto:silvandelaney at eircom.net]
> > > > All of this makes little difference, if the general user is not
> > > > changing to Linux! Silvan
> > >
> > > But - surely the "general" user will use whatever their employer/IT
> > department installs on their machine!
> > >
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