On Sat, 29 Sep 2001, Eugene O'Leary wrote:
> 7.1 cost £106, and 7.1 Professional cost £199. Some people really cash in on
> what others have meant to give away for free! I came to the conclusion that
> the manuals must be written on gold-leaf!!!
Actuall, the price you pay for the boxed set is for the convenience of
getting it on CDs, *nicely* packaged - shut up you Slackers and Deb heads,
I'm making a point here ;) - with printed manuals without having to do it
all by hand. Sure, I can make coffee on my own but I do still pay for it
in cafes. By the same token, meat and vegetables are available at a much
lower cost than a meal at a nice reastaurant. If you want the frills, buy
the boxed set. If you like cooking your own and can get the ingredients,
more power to you. The *food* wasn't necessarily intended to be free but
the recipe was - and is: ftp://ftp.esat.net/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/ or
your favourite alternative.
. johnmc@ | hyperattractive.net - +1-408-296-0697 (home) .
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