Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Dec 14 23:04:13 PST 2008

prad wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 11:54:19 +0100 (CET)
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> in my practice rejecting part of customers (those who are really
>> "idiots") make sense. you get say 20% less money for 10 times less
>> work.
> exactly!
> proper advocacy on a 'free' (or otherwise) system doesn't mean
> accommodating ridiculous demands. there needs to be a certain level of 
> sincerity on part of the customers.
> only the right customers are always right.

Heh. "The customer is /always/ right, even when they're wrong."  The
difference is that you give the idiot customers exactly what they ask
for, and the good customers what they actually need....



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