[ILUG] opensource too costly for Irish gov
maddenj at skynet.ie
Fri Apr 30 12:11:15 IST 2004
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On (30/04/04 11:54), Bryan O'Donoghue didst pronounce:
> I think, mostly, people fear what they don't understand, certainly, before
> I came in touch with Linux, I thought that people who used it, were the
> Holden Caulfields of the computer industry, basically, hippies with
I didn't know Linux existed until I came to college and joined the
computer society! Imagine all the pain I could've saved myself if I'd
> When you get right down to it, though, the fear of the pain involved in
> using Linux was in the first case irrational and in the long term case,
> completely counter intuitive, since, when you do manage to break away from
> a Windows environment, you wonder, what the hell you were ever doing there
> to begin with.
And, not only that, but you wonder how anyone who uses Windows could
stick with it!
> A bit like smoking that.
I'm working on it, give me a chance!!!
> I'll just not pay my taxes.... in good conscience too!
I'll go one step further and go on the dole when I leave college!!!
Chat ya later,
BOFH excuse #74: You're out of memory
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