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Re: _[vox]_ACM_article:_'Study:_IT_Budgets_Opening_Up_to_Linux'
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Re: _[vox]_ACM_article:_'Study:_IT_Budgets_Opening_Up_to_Linux'



:-)
Rusty

On Wednesday 22 August 2001 10:23 pm, you wrote:
> Rusty -
> I have good news and bad news for you:
>
> Bad News:
> Bob is working undercover for us to recover as many
> used books as possible out in the marketplace.
>
> Good News:
> You'll be able to buy used books (probably ones that you're
> particularly interested in) very cheaply in the near future.
>
>
> Hope all's well with all of you.
>
> Dave
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rusty Minden [mailto:clownsinc@home.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2001 10:00 PM
> To: vox@franz.mother.com
> Subject: Re:_[vox]_ACM_article:_'Study:_IT_Budgets_Opening_Up_to_Linux'
>
>
> At work we use LINUX for billing and the Billing IT Staff use LINUX on the
> Lab side (Where I work) we just installed LINUX on our first PC. I am the
> only person who knows jack about LINUX on the Lab side, but after
> installing
>
> SuSE 7.2 all Bob (One the the IT guys) could do was say wow I had no idea
> LINUX was this far along. I have loaned him some books and who knows this
> may
> be the start of something good.
>
> This only happended because of a request of a Doctor (I am looking to find
> out who he is :-)).
>
> Rusty
>
> On Wednesday 22 August 2001 09:23 pm, you wrote:
> > Of course, over time, more and more companies "get
> > it". Usually, because of factors like market share,
> > etc. It *is* a lot funner to work for a company that's
> > already "on board" rather than a company that's not.
> > The pigs won't fly until they smell sufficient amounts
> > of dollars...
> > ERic
> >
> > > Been there, done that.  I've given up trying to make
> > > a dent in
> > > corporate attitudes.  It's like trying to teach pigs
> > > to fly.
> > > I think anyone who has gone through this will know
> > > what I mean.
> > >
> > > Instead, my intent is to work with organizations
> > > that already
> > > "get it", and help them use open source solutions to
> > > gain
> > > competitive advantages over those who don't.
> > >
> > > -- Rod
> > > http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> >
> > __________________________________________________
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