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Would there be an espresso bar?


On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> another good test is the mp3 test.  start playing an mp3, open a
> browser, print a job, open a window, access the floppy drive.
> see which OS plays the mp3 with the least amount of trouble.
> admittedly off topic, but here's on topic again:
> i guess where i was going was this:
> in a town where lots of people have broadband, and LANs are pretty
> common, i wonder if a business like that (whether using linux or not)
> could survive.  i'm kind of guessing yes (but i'm not sure).
> most everyone i know with ADSL gripes about the connections.  and while
> people here tend to have screaming computers, there's something nice
> about having visual contact with the person on your team.  couple that
> with a nice dark atmosphere which looks like something out of the
> matrix, and i think you've got a winning business.
> pete
> begin Robert G. Scofield <rscofield@afes.com>
> > On Sunday 18 August 2002 09:09 pm, you wrote:
> > > is that how a place like that can survive?
> >
> > Don't forget it's a college town.
> >
> > I just came back from there a couple of days ago.  My sister gave me a tour
> > of the biology department (cadavers and all) and I pointed out that one of
> > her colleagues had a Red Hat bumper sticker on the door of his office.  Her
> > Mac at home is old and she doesn't know if she should get a Mac or a PC.  I
> > told her to ask her colleague about Linux.  My wife and son gave me some
> > grief so in a firm voice I mentioned the Linux vs. Windows test I've
> > previously posted here:  have each OS begin printing a 30 page document, and
> > while the document is printing have the person who you're trying to persuade
> > to use Linux sit down and try to use the computer.
> >
> > Bob
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