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bluenose wrote: "So you want RISCOS for free but are prepared to pay for a MiniMac and then put Linux on it?"

Actually, I assumed he was going to buy an A9, so he would be paying for the hardware in either situation.

"Why, the mac comes with an excellent OS."

It's also a closed OS. I don't know why simo would want to buy a Mac Mini specifically if he just wants to run Linux on it. Perhaps he'd rather pay the Apple tax than the Microsoft tax. ;)

 is a RISC OS Userdavidb on 14/1/07 2:02PM
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