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AboutLinux.com: Linux Reviews are NOT fixed

Jul 25, 2000, 05:43 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I can't speak for other reviewers, but as I have spent considerable effort in writing Linux distribution (and software) reviews in the past I felt that I had to speak up."

"And no, I don't write the reviews to get free software."

"I started writing Linux reviews and articles soon after I started CPUReview (a computer hardware site); to date I've written more than two dozen articles about Linux for CPUReview.com and AboutLinux.com - quite a few of those have been distribution reviews. I've also written Windows 98SE and Windows 2000 articles, and many hardware reviews."

"Initially, I purchased all of the boxed sets that I was reviewing; but after about a year I approached the main distributions about getting review copies. Buying all those boxed "deluxe" sets with the current pace of Linux releases gets expensive real fast."

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