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In article<MPG.34f2d56e2af3003898cf61@news.supernews.com>, Alfred
Molon<alfred_molon@yahoo.com> wrote:

> > My last expensive Mac sold, used, after 6 years, for more than people 
> > pay for middle of the road Windows PC's and that cash offset the cost of 
> > this Mac which will eventually sell for more than ... well, you get the 
> > picture.
> > 
> > Never mind the quality of the display on Macs that doesn't come with the 
> > "bundles" that are so appealing with PC offers.
> > 
> > Never mind time saved by not dealing with Windows issues, one after the 
> > next.
> > 
> > Never mind that Apple major OS updates are free.
> > 
> > Never mind that there is a single flavour of Mac OS for all kinds of 
> > use.  (None of the low value idiocy of Windows editions (home, student, 
> > professional).
> 
> All these issue do not exist with this PC I'm using right now. And in 
> any case, after 6 years a PC is totally depreciated and you buy a new 
> one. 500 Euro every 6 years is not much. 

a new mac mini is $499, or about 400 euro.

> In any case, it's absurd to save a few Euro on some batteries, which are 
> critical things (poor quality ones tend to run out of power in the worst 
> possible moments). Better to spend a few more Euro and have reliable 
> batteries.

if they are actually identical, then it's absurd to pay extra for the
label on the outside.