> +1. Personally I have a stronger bias towards free software than to
> slick design which is why I use a free OS - I could install that OS on
> a mac but that would be like the windows tax * 5.

Even better, you could install your free OS on a super-sexy Sony VAIO 
laptop (check out Sony VAIO VGN-FS115M). Gnome 2.10 looks slick too.

George.

PS: however, I plan to buy a Mac when OSX Tiger gets released.

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