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Re: [SLE] Free Beer vs. Free Speech [was] 7.1 ISO
  • From: dizzy73 <dizzy73@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 01:15:42 -0400
  • Message-id: <3AFCC6FE.CB1453F7@xxxxxxxxxx>
Well.. I tell you what, from this thread we can let the readers decide

if that all you got.... hehehe
You see, I never claimed to be a consultant

They say if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck... guess what?

Can I have a vote from our readers?

hokey consultant? [y/n]

hehehehe...




NOC wrote:

> Still looking for the word "big" in any of my emails....
>
> CK
>
> BTW... addressing someone as "dude, you are hokey" will get you a position
> as a consultant, come on in for an interview.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dizzy73 [mailto:dizzy73@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 11:51 PM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] Free Beer vs. Free Speech [was] 7.1 ISO
>
> ha!
>
> dude, you are hokey.... (I intentionally kept it two 2 syllables for you)
> Ill even give you a definition
> hokey=unprofessional
>
> If you're the BIG consultant going after the BIG contracts.... I would think
> you
> could do it in a much more professional manner.
>
> E.g.
>
> 1) YOU buy the cds for your client or
> 2) YOU burn the cds for your client or
> 3) YOU bring in a FRIKIN machine that’s set up for THE CLIENTS NEEDS!!!
>
> You have heard of "the cost of doing business" haven’t you???
>
> YOU.... are the frikin consultant what the hell do you think that means? It
> means your client doesn’t have a clue and is trusting someone
> (you) to implement a SOLUTION!
> Consultants (professionals) don’t haggle over such a trivial cost as a Linux
> os.
> If you had credibility with your client (and could demonstrate
> it) they would pay the market cost + for your services. As long as your
> dicking
> around with downloading evaluation versions ... your
> Credibility with any professionals, I assure you, will remain *hokey*
> Guaranteed.
>
> Consultants provide a level of confidence and *previous* experience, they
> don’t
> flounder around with evaluation versions
>
> Good luck in your new career
>
> NOC wrote:
>
> > Yes I have the 7.0 CD's.... Do you know how tax laws work? I am
> > incorporated (I know its a big word with multiple syllables, but its not
> > that hard). I have to keep my personal assets separate from my business.
> I
> > can't even have game CD's in my home office and still claim the room on my
> > taxes. Maybe you should have been a business major....
>
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