Well we could also provide information to the irish small business
By providing them with something that looked well though out and pragmatic
you could influence them yourselves.
From: Anders Holm [mailto:anders.holm at elivefree.net]
Sent: 07 March 2002 20:47
To: gavin at diva.ie; ilug
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Not following this.
I'd be very interested in seeing this report and also in any way possible
try to help out in any way possible.
This is a clear case of false marketing. As we all know, there is no better
way to get caught in a .NET that you can't get out of then by choosing
M$..... <pun intended>
If this would go to court, I'd be very interested in hearing the results of
this bout and I'm assuming everyone else on this list would be
At 10:42 07/03/02 +0000, Gavin Henrick wrote:
>Once the deal is finalised (close) I intend to write up a detailed (no
>names) case study on this, and possibly look to the SME bodies, for
>disseminating, or presenting it.
>>Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) wrote:
>>Does anyone else think that in this case it might be fair to "Name and
>>Shame" the "computer company" involved ??
>>I'd rather they got some education than keep spreading that FUD around ...
>>Actually, I'd be interested in seeing / hearing the arguments used to (try
>>and) convince said SME, it could be used for an ILUG FAQ of some sort to
>>distributed to businesses ...
>>>>>Some "computer company" has tried to convince an SME i know that :
>>>>>>The SME would not be able to integrate and maintain their website if
>>>they go the Linux route! (for internal office server). The SME were told
>>>they need to be on the .NET (Microsoft) system as any other way there
>>>are too many complications.
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