[CentOS] Changes at Red Hat confouding CentOS

Tue Nov 15 22:00:14 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 12:00 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>>> In the UK, being dedicated to one's family means, among other things,
>>>> finding ways to avoid buying most electronic devices.
>>> It just got worse here with the Kindle fire release.  Aside from being
>>> a nice toy it will have an account attached for instant purchases from
>>> Amazon.
>> Um, no. Not until I'm assured that it was pull *only*, and that Amazon
>> or don't you remember them deleting 1984?
> That wasn't censorship, it was correcting an error with appropriate
> refunds.  I don't think they are particularly evil or controlling,
> just very tempting.

Yes, they were, They deleted it WITH NO NOTICE OR WARNING. Had they had
anything resembling conscience, *they* would have paid the royalties, and
eaten the difference.
<yoda voice>
Trust them, you should not.
</yoda voice>
>> And $200 for a
>> book reader?
> That's a fantastic price for a color tablet - they are almost
> certainly losing money on it.

I just heard a report this morning, that it's estimated to cost $210 to
build. *shrug* Never heard of "loss leader"? Think of the free cell phones
you get, as long as you sign a contract.