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Journal: Recession proof

Journal by techamed
Is the open source community recession proof? Or at the very least, are some of the major distributions such as Ubuntu going to feel the effects?

Comment: Staples (Score 1) 380

by techamed (#20422539) Attached to: Big Box Store Reps Push Unnecessary Recovery Discs
I can't tell you what province or city but I can tell you that Staples is known for this also. As an insider I know that our tech services mostly come from "in store setups"... An $80.00 charge for 1 hours worth of work that the customer could have done for free. I am not defending such actions but you have to keep in mind that a lot of customers aren't comfortable with Vista and have no idea how to use it let alone make recovery discs or setup a printer.

One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.

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