[linux-elitists] Dell "forced" to sell Windows in Belgium
Seth David Schoen
Thu Aug 19 09:36:57 PDT 1999
> > Heather writes:
> > > > http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/DELL_and_MS.html
> > >
> > > Being the type that I am, that has given me a sneaky idea. Actually I've
> > > had the idea before, but their final reply to this Belgian fella merely
> > > makes it profitable. I mentioned it to the FSF off hand at one point,
> > > but y'know, they don't have to be the only ones to do it.
> > Is this the "buy a machine, use it, and return it because you disagree
> > with the EULA" idea?
> > Seth David Schoen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Nope! Everybody's already thought of that one. I've left myself quoted
> so you still have the hint, let's see how many of us can get it on our
> own :)
> Teehee, before we were just picking on the big boys, now this is fun.
3. Customers can get a system without an OS provided they request this
in writing and state they have a licensed version of an OS they are
planning on installing (Possible on all productlines: OptiPlex -
Precision -Latitude - PowerEdge).
Seth David Schoen <email@example.com>
They said look at the light we're giving you, / And the darkness
that we're saving you from. -- Dar Williams, "The Great Unknown"
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