On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 03:21:12AM -0800, Rick Moen mentioned:
> Quoting Justin MacCarthy (macarthy at iol.ie):
>> > Anyone who was wondering about the Lindows Based walmart type PCS in europe,
> > here is some info
> > uk?249.99 (inc VAT) + (uk?100 + VAT) shipping: Good or bad value ?
>> (Apologies if my MUA mashes the symbol for pounds sterling.)
>> Can't comment on the latter question, but isn't this the unit offered
> via mail order in the USA for US $199? Ye Gods, maybe it'd be cheaper
> to get shipment from New York City.
Alas, customs are likely to go "A PC ? That's worth at least two
thousand. I'll add 40% duty onto that, and another 40% onto the shipping,
and the courier will add another €30 because customs stopped it".
John, still annoyed at being charged €120 for three tshirts from Think
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