[sf-lug] FOSS community attitudes
embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 11:47:06 PDT 2008
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Corporate perceptions are often irrational and, in such cases, the
> only real remedy is to start buying something else (in this case, Intel
> and Matrox) and wait for the clueless firms to panic when they finally
> realise they're seeing a sea-change in lost mindshare to a competitor.
Rick, I totally agree with this; my only point is that it's easier for
a vendor to ignore 1 million consumers boycotting their products than
to ignore 25 million.
Looks like this got picked up by LWN so we can pick up the flamewar
over there :)
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