[K12OSN] No flames: Why use M$ offerings?

Andrew Fournier adfour at mtaonline.net
Sun May 2 08:26:46 UTC 2004

Well said, but this is an ipaq, right? Won't openzaurus run on it? If so
won't their MutliSync package do what is required? In which case syncing
IS realized. Or isn't it that simple? (waiting for my zaurus to arrive,
so I haven't tested it yet) 

On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 23:08, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 15:07, Yancey B. Jones wrote:
> > When syncing with a Pocket PC device becomes
> > fully realized on Linux, then I may revisit my choice (but then again, maybe
> > not - it's my CHOICE).
> Yes, everything should be your choice.   Now remind me why there
> are not a lot of choices when it comes to things that can sync
> with pocket PC devices...  Could it be that you were sold something
> that does not follow published standard protocols for internetwork
> communications?  Did you not understand what that meant when they
> took your money for the device?  It is one thing to say that we
> should accommodate heterogeneous internetworking following standard
> protocols.  It is something very different to say that everyone
> should accommodate a single vendor that doesn't follow standards,
> particularly in the same sentence that claims it is your choice
> when in fact all your choices have been made by someone else.
> ---
>   Les Mikesell
>    les at futuresource.com
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