From: Silvan Delaney (silvandelaney at domain eircom.net)
Date: Fri 05 Oct 2001 - 16:20:34 IST
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 domain wasptech.com> To: "'Silvan Delaney'" <silvandelaney at domain eircom.net>; <ilug at domain 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.. > > Fergal. > 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 domain 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 domain wasptech.com> > > To: "'Silvan Delaney'" <silvandelaney at domain eircom.net> > > Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 3:55 PM > > Subject: RE: [ILUG] Linux taking over MS > > > > > > > > From: Silvan Delaney [mailto:silvandelaney at domain 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! > > > > > > > -- > Irish Linux Users' Group: ilug at domain linux.ie > http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/ilug for (un)subscription information. > List maintainer: listmaster at domain linux.ie >
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