Subject: RE: Kernel device driver (now gotten slightly OT)
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: Paul Mather <email@example.com>
Date: 09/12/2000 17:17:09
On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, David Woyciesjes wrote:
=> But, speaking from my personal experiences in commercial IT shops,
=> 'TheBoss' is more likely to use a software product that has an actual
=> support structure (i.e. on-site developer visits, phone call assistance,
=> etc.), even if there is a small price for the support. They tend to need
=> that secure feeling of 'actual visible' software support.
=> Overall, I think Paul should at least _consider_ the $$$ option; as
=> far as legalities go, at least. He always has the free NetBSD option...
Alas, it is not an option in this case. I am a graduate student, and
this work is part of a funded project, and *I* am the one being funded
to do it (the programming, at least), so, although it would be nice, the
3rd party paid support is not something of which I can avail myself...
"Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production
deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid."
--- Frank Vincent Zappa