[Wolves] Switching people to Linux
baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Oct 31 01:34:52 BST 2004
On Sun, 2004-10-31 at 01:23 +0100, Andy Wootton wrote:
> >There is a really nice flight sim for Linux, take a look at Flight Gear.
> >The on-line play is free at the moment too!
> "Free at the moment" worries me in relation to weaning people off
> Microsoft. They are used to being conned by such deals and it may make
> them very suspicious of the "free for ever" nature of Linux. If you have
> to start explaining the GPL then you've lost them.
Targetware, the software will always be free to down-load as far as I
can see. To play on line over the 'net beta test and free, there will be
be a fee when it goes final. But to fly on localhost, i.e. your linux
box, won't cost.
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