nick at foobar.org
Tue Jun 16 20:54:08 UTC 2020
Baldur Norddahl wrote on 16/06/2020 07:32:
> purpose in life is to be a cold spare and a lab router. Why pay someone
> else for having a cold spare ready for next day replacement when you can
> have it yourself?
e.g. your production deployment might be in another country, and getting
equipment in and out of the country could involve customs headwreck,
delay and cost.
Or you might have only a handful of a specific type of device so there
would be no justification getting a cold spare / lab unit.
There are lots of good reasons to pay for support, but then again there
are also lots of good reasons not to pay for support. It's highly
dependent on what you're trying to achieve and there's no
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