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Re:Interesting read, but...

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on January 12, 2007 12:02 AM
>> But I not quite sure who are you trying to appeal with this article?

Put simply, people who have bought a new computer without intending to installing Microsoft Windows, and would be interested in getting money back for an unused component.

>> If you're a home user and you already are a full blown Linux convert, you'd probably do the same. (Deal with a linux vendor)

While I'm sure a full blown linux "convert" would rather deal with a linux vendor, and I would definitely prefer to deal with a linux vendor, you'll be surprised at how many home linux users deal with vendors who sell Windows-based PCs.

>> So, this leaves us with Joe-XP-Home user. And I think it is completely unfair to ask Joe to go through all of the inconveniences just to support your political agenda. Why?

Unfair to ask? I read the whole article, and I did not find where he asked anyone to do this. In fact, this isn't a call to support his "political agenda", it's simply a guide on how to get a refund on Windows, what's wrong with a howto?

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