[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 30 13:28:59 CDT 2004
On Apr 30, 2004, at 1:52 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>> If people stop buying PCs, companies will eventually stop making
>> If people stop buying Windows, eventually Microsoft will stop selling
> This won't happen until the alternative gives the people what they like
> about a Windows PC, and for the same price.
Agreed. But the alternatives have been there for quite some time.
> The average joe doesn't give a damn about the rest of the picture,
> because they wouldn't understand the explanation in the first place.
Agreed. Because the average joe is willing to use a tool without
learning the first thing about it. This is the root of the problem.
> The only way to win them over is to show them an alternative in terms
> they can understand. They view computers as a tool and don't look
> the hood.
> I think Apple is currently the only company doing that.
And agreed yet again. We're on a roll, here.
> There aren't enough "Sun U60s" to supply the market, and most people
> would feel that was a downgrade.
Now that is just plain silly. True there aren't enough to go around,
but there are enough to teach people the difference. And the people
who would consider them a "downgrade" are clueless anyway.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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