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From: "Daniel Robbins" <drobbins@g.o>
Subject: RE: selling ppc machines from the store
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 13:30:44 -0700
Hi Kurt/Corey/Seemant,

I agree with you on this. These should not be sold as "Gentoo workstations"
but "Genesi workstations with Gentoo pre-installed." Important from a
ideological as well as a practical perspective, for warranty and support
issues, etc.

Daniel

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt Lieber [mailto:klieber@g.o]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 12:08 PM
> To: gentoo-trustees@g.o
> Cc: pvdabeel@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-trustees] selling ppc machines from the store
> 
> On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 12:00:53PM -0700 or thereabouts, Daniel Robbins
> wrote:
> > Trustees, please let me know your view on this, and if it is positive, I
> can
> > look into the practical challenges to see if we can sell Genesi
> workstations
> > through the Gentoo store.
> 
> My only request would be that these machines be sold as "Genesi PPC
> Machines with Gentoo Linux" rather than "Gentoo PPC Machines".  In other
> words, I would prefer that it was clear that these are NOT Gentoo machines
> in any way, shape or form.  I would not want to give our users the
> impression that they can or will receive "special" support for these
> machines (outside of whatever you decide to provide through the store)
> 
> Otherwise, I don't see any issues from a trustees POV.
> 
> --kurt


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