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Re: [opensuse] pre-order shipping yet?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 13:26:15 -0500
  • Message-id: <458C2347.8070007@xxxxxxxxxx>
jfweber@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Fri December 22 2006 8:22 am, Tom Patton scratched these words onto a
> coconut shell, hoping for an answer:
>
>> On Fri, 2006-12-22 at 07:42 -0500, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>>
>>> Tom Patton wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'd bet it will show up at CompUSA before my inbox at this
>>>> rate...
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, Russ. Merry Christmas, Sir!
>>>>
>>> From what I gathered from previous emails on the subject, you will
>>> NOT find it on the shelves of CompUSA or any other retailer in the
>>> USA.
>>>
>>> I'm sure MS is very pleased about that if true. Part of the DEAL,
>>> I'm sure...
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>> Yeah, I wondered that too, which is another reason I ordered early.
>> Now with the backorder situation here, I wonder if the deal included
>> a built-in delay for the US to not deliver before VISTA or Christmas?
>>
> <snip>
>
> Well, not certain bout that. There is something in the messages about
> being "custom built" per order. I had assumed that was only for biz w/
> mega copy numbers.
> but I suppose someone could be hand making them ... Hope no one gets a
> paper cut, or ?? doing it.. all that glue for sealing boxes could be
> murder on a body,as well.
> ;)
>
>
>

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