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RE: [SLE] SuSE CTO and President Steps Down
  • From: "Harrell, Tim" <HarrelT1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 09:45:44 +0100
  • Message-id: <FC3DA3DC8D4AD311AB910020352A8FDC0594A394@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Nonsense, I've bought updates for 6.x and 7.x versions from LinuxIT
(www.linuxit.com).
They're based in Bristol.
Also Kinetic is a reseller (www.suse.co.uk) and they sold update
versions last time I bothered to check.

Tim Harrell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Smith [mailto:Dave.Smith@xxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:23 AM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] SuSE CTO and President Steps Down
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 10:13:02PM +0000, mwebster@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Expensive? Pro (update) £30.00UK for 7CDs and a DVD plus 3
> manuals and 60
> > days installation support. I don't think so!
>
> However, I don't like the fact that you can't buy updates
> anywhere except
> from SuSE. I like to support my local linux vendor
> (www.linuxemporium.co.uk), but since the only versions I can
> buy are the full
> boxed sets, I skip a version or two (e.g. 6.2 -> 6.4 -> 7.2).
> If SuSE would
> allow sales of update versions through resellers which
> specifically request
> it (generally pro-linux/linux-specific resellers), they would
> have a more
> contiguous revenue stream, IMHO.
>
>
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