[Wolves] Switching people to Linux

B baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Oct 31 01:36:30 BST 2004

On Sun, 2004-10-31 at 01:34 +0100, B wrote:
> 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.
>      A. Barry

That should read, 'is beta test and free...'


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