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Re: Woohooo! Dell + Linux

(Dell's price)
> Doesn't basic economics dictate that given competition, the equilibrium
> price is determined by both supply and demand? Even if I'm willing to
> pay a great deal, if the cost to produce the item is low, competition
> should drive down the price. Are you implying that the market is a
> monopoly or oligarchy ?

Definitely yes.

Show me a worker, a farmer, a biology teacher, a bank employee etc willing to buy MS Windows separately and install it themselves on their new desktop. Let's skip some level of piracy here.

No mass computer manufacturer can resign of MS Windows.
Why should they lower the price for specialised line of OS-less machines designed for linux fans ?


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