[SATLUG] Lapptop Screen - [OT] That's one of the reasons I hate
kcoriginal at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 20 00:19:56 CDT 2008
Oh geez, this has turned into a regular liberal vs conservative battle. Us independent/ libertarian Linux folks will chill here in the middle while you guys duke it out.
--- On Sat, 7/19/08, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:
> From: Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Lapptop Screen - [OT] That's one of the reasons I hate Apple
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Saturday, July 19, 2008, 11:56 PM
> On 7/19/08, pixelnate at gmail.com wrote:
> > And that is why I won't drop the kind of $$$ they
> are asking for one of
> > their laptops. They are the most expensive machines
> to have fixed, and
> > Apple cuts you no slack at all. I bet you had the
> > AppleCare warranty too. You cannot just buy the parts
> and install them
> > yourself either.
> You can buy replacement parts from third parties, and if
> willing to violate the warranty (or your machine is already
> out of
> warranty), then the situation isn't any different from
> any other
> manufacturer and better than some.
> However, I didn't want to void the warranty, and I
> didn't want to buy
> a new laptop. And in that respect, it wasn't any
> different than most
> any other manufacturer when the laptop in question is under
> and you don't want to lose that.
> Apple is no better and no worse than any other major
> when it comes to these sorts of things.
> > It just pisses me off every time I hear about
> somebody getting screwed
> > by Jobs and Co. They are worse now than MS ever was.
> Spoken like a true Microsoft zealot.
> Please, feel free to give your money to Bill & Co, or
> whomever else
> you want. But don't waste our time with your bile
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