[linux-elitists] Dell "forced" to sell Windows in Belgium

Heather star@betelgeuse.starshine.org
Thu Aug 19 14:25:22 PDT 1999


> Heather writes:
> 
>>>> 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.
...
> > Teehee, before we were just picking on the big boys, now this is fun.
> 
> Is it
> 	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).
> ?

That's the part that reminded me the idea... now see if it comes to you before
Jim gets in a little later :)

* Heather




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