rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Feb 14 11:59:12 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 12:48 +0100, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> > I have an issue working for a friend now where MS support is needed.
> > My friend entered "DLL Purgatory" because of a defect in a version of
> > MSVCRT.DLL, used by just about everything on the system. The
> > Knowledge Base article which discloses the defect announces a hotfix
> > for the problem. But to get the hotfix, one must place a toll call to
> > Microsoft and pay the charge for a service call to obtain the fix.
> This is the kind of "assurance" Microsoft does offer to customers: pay
> us for our faulty software. And they feel proud about it when they say
> Linux offers no protection or assurance. Ouch.
No. You are comparing apples and oranges.
Fedora doesn't offer such protection and assurance.
You'd have to buy a "commercial Linux distro" and pay somebody for such
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