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Re: [SLE] The future of SuSE Sales?
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 16:16:33 -0600
  • Message-id: <444D4E41.1020803@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 24/04/06 07:23, Clayton wrote:
>>>licensed it. I used to email the manufacturer and ask when could I buy it,
>>>but as the demand wasn't big enough, they ignored it.
>>>
>
>That reminds me to the biggest example of dumb thinking I have ever
>bumped into. I once politely requested a Linux version of a
>Windows-only application. I got a nasty reply back from the technical
>support guys that they had no plans of ever making a Linux version
>becasue demand wasn't high enough, and would everyone please stop
>asking for a Linux version.. they were sick and tired of the hundreds
>of email requests they were getting for a Linux version of their
>software.
>
>If they had stopped and thought about what they were saying in the
>email they might not have said it... they were upset at the massive
>volume of requests for a Linux version, but apparently the demand
>wasn't there.
>
>I wonder if the guys who make the DVD player think the same thing?
Actually, I was beginning to wonder if the people who wrote that
application think at all.

No idea here at all what it is, what it does, or if I even need/want it,
but I am with Olusala on this.. what's their email? ;)

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