[rescue] Slightly OT:  Bad Cap Saga

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Aug 19 01:27:10 CDT 2008

>From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
>Date: 2008/08/18 Mon PM 09:56:58 EDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Slightly OT:  Bad Cap Saga

>On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 10:52:25AM -0700, Curious George wrote:
>> > Besides, do you know anyone who buys a Dell computer because it is
>> > a high quality item? People buy them for their price.
>> I think most Dell sales (and HP, etc.) are just because there are
>> no practical alternatives (in the Wintel world)
>No practical alternatives?  How are iMacs, IBMs, HPs, or BOXX machines
>not practical alternatives?

Dell succeeds because
it is good enough - not
because it is the best,
but because it is the
best compromise in the
market at this time.


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