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Re: [opensuse] Dear Novell...
  • From: Bob S <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 23:46:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612192346.54001.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 18 December 2006 12:59, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:

> > > Small problem is that the US-PO is subsidized so while you might
> > > think your getting shipping cheaper your paying for the full
> > > freight in excise taxes elsewhere. Better to have the full
> > > quality of DHL or the like.
> > >
> > > Still the illusion of paying less for shipping is a sales
> > > technique which Novell marketing has foolishly overlooked. Lets
> > > at least hope they learn marketing and packaging from M$.
> >
> > Well, we may pay the "excise tax" anyway--we might as well get the
> > most out of it. But the last I looked, the USPS was _not_ a
> > government entity, it is supposed to be a pay-as-you-go privatized
> > corporation. I have found the USPS to be a really reliable outfit
> > in recent years. Whether or not it is price- competitive with FedEx
> > or UPS, I really don't know. What I do know is that from a shipping
> > point of view, there's always a post office around the corner.
>
> It was pay as you go when Benjamin Franklin started it but its
> devolved into a government entity worst than AmTrak. But as you say
> if the only game in town is crooked your choice is play or not.
>
It still could be if the snail spam had to pay what it costs to stuff our
mailboxes with crap we don't read or look at.

Just listen to the maniacal rantings of logic, will you !!! Somebody's
gonna come and get me if I continue to spew unamerican anti-corporate
statements like that.

Sorry guys and gals. Just another sensetive sore spot for me. God save us
all !!!

Bob S.
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