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View Poll Results: Is your distro paid or free?
Paid more than 10 USD 10 30.30%
Free 19 57.58%
Paid less than USD10- 0 0%
Free but I donated to the Distribution 3 9.09%
All of the Above 1 3.03%
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Old 10-26-2005, 02:56 PM   #1
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Paid or free?


Please participate in the poll to find out to which degree linux users pay for a distro.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 03:00 PM   #2
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Where's the option for "All of the above", or maybe
check boxes instead of Radio-buttons?



Cheers,
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:10 PM   #3
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Select one

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Where's the option for "All of the above",
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In that case, please use your favorite distro
 
Old 10-26-2005, 03:18 PM   #4
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Originally posted by Tinkster
Where's the option for "All of the above", or maybe
check boxes instead of Radio-buttons?



Cheers,
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Yep, I think check boxes would have been better. Can't you modify the poll since you are a mod?
 
Old 10-26-2005, 03:26 PM   #5
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Yep, I think check boxes would have been better. Can't you modify the poll since you are a mod?
No, since it's in Linux-General and I only mod Newbie.


Cheers,
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:28 PM   #6
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In that case, please use your favorite distro
Still wouldn't make sense, because it doesn't cover upgrades;
I might have bought slack 8.1 and downloaded later ISOs for
free.
Check-boxes are the way to go.


Cheers,
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:34 PM   #7
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I pay for a Mandriva Club membership, but have also purchased Suse, Redhat, CentOS and other distros in the past and have downloaded a lot of free ones. Having an option to choose both would have been a lot better for your poll. You could ask the mods for this forum to amend your poll.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 04:05 PM   #8
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I pay for a Mandriva Club membership, but have also purchased Suse, Redhat, CentOS and other distros in the past and have downloaded a lot of free ones. Having an option to choose both would have been a lot better for your poll. You could ask the mods for this forum to amend your poll.
In your case you should vote 'Paid' as it shows you have been willing to pay.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 04:18 PM   #9
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Free, although the CD cost a couple of cents .
 
Old 10-26-2005, 05:50 PM   #10
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In your case you should vote 'Paid' as it shows you have been willing to pay.
I selected "pay", but my arguement was that it would have been better for your stats if you had put a check box or an option for both.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 07:44 PM   #11
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I selected "pay", but my arguement was that it would have been better for your stats if you had put a check box or an option for both.
Sure, the outcome would look different. Thanks.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 08:05 PM   #12
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Sure, the outcome would look different. Thanks.
The outcome would be closer to reality. You are
FORCING a different result-set.


Cheers,
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Old 10-26-2005, 08:29 PM   #13
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I selected "Free", as I downloaded Slackware for free, but have bought the commercial CD package to show my support for the project.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 10:38 PM   #14
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same as vgui, i download iso's as soon as they are available, but i like have an official copy, and support the slackware team.
 
Old 10-27-2005, 12:26 AM   #15
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Where's the option for "All of the above", or maybe
check boxes instead of Radio-buttons?



Cheers,
Tink
I updated the poll and included other options as well..

And only Jeremy can revert the options to check boxes once it's created.

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