· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · March
· · · · 04 (2 entries)

Server Pricing Surprise · I’ve been a lit­tle out of touch on com­put­er prices, so I took the time to browse through the Dell leaflet that showed up in the mail. I got a sur­prise. [Up­dat­ed. Daniel Shep­pard writes in to point that I was fooled by the Dell leaflet—I looked again and it was in­cred­i­bly misleading—the price in the “Windows” col­umn be­low is the to­tal price af­ter you add Win­dows. In each case, the price for Win­dows is $1,099 (still seems kind of ex­pen­sive). I fixed the table. It doesn’t prove much of any­thing any more. Dell leaflets suck. I suck­.] ...
The Last Emperor · In re­cent days, two in­ter­est­ing rants on the top­ic of Open Source, both worth look­ing at. Sum­ma­ry: Cle­mens Vasters is re­al­ly, re­al­ly, wrong; Le­maire and De­croocq cov­er well-trodden ground, but have some zinger­s ...
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