CD upsell due diligence help

Robert Mohr mohr.42 at osu.edu
Thu, 04 Sep 2003 19:14:58 -0400


Daniel Wang wrote:
> Robert Mohr wrote:
> 
>> I think if there is an open source application comparable to a 
>> proprietary one that the CD should include it instead.
> 
> 
>   I think if there is an open source application COMPARABLE to a
>   proprietary one that the CD should include it instead.
> 
> just wanna stress "comparable"
> 

Yes.  If it is not an acceptable substitute, it shouldn't be included. 
For instance, I think 7-zip (http://www.7-zip.org/) should be included 
in place of WinZip, but Mozilla's SVG project should not be included in 
place of Adobe's SVG viewer (assuming it works with Mozilla/MF), yet.
-- 
Robert Mohr
mohr.42@osu.edu