alan at takestock.ie
Sun Jan 18 11:19:55 GMT 2004
So the development of the unnamed site is being done for next to nothing and
lets say the person developing the site has never worked with anything other
than ASP and Windows,
So you would expect the person offering there services to promote Linux in
this way to also go out and learn new programming skills.
This is a business and the decisions are not based on anything but the most
commercially viable options. Which in this case was not to spend time
rebuilding the wheel. maybe some people that only sell Linux hosting are not
making there decisions on anything to do with running a business, but on
some notion that they are better than others.
I do not think that anyone should be forced to hug trees, just because they
From: ilug-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-bounces at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
Sent: 18 January 2004 09:58
Subject: Fwd: Re: [ILUG] Hypocrisy?
On Saturday 17 January 2004 19:34, pbm wrote:
> Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions, Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 06:26:55PM
> > Very true. But if the site ONLY sold linux products and services and
> > claimed that Open Source technology was the best, surely your feelings
> > would be different?
> > Linux is great, but maybe not good enough to host our site???
> Or maybe their salesmen aren't good enough to sell linux technology to
> their hosting company. :)
> Maybe John could make them an offer :)
What if their hosting company supported both Linux/Unix & Windows, but the
unnamed Linux reseller still opted for Windows?
eg. http://www.fasthost.co.uk/ supports Windows 2003, and Redhat Linux.
> pbm - "But something happened - don't know if I can explain it
> just call me the man whose heart turned to stone"
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