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Well, the Begin... stuff didn't adhere to the standards, either. If you want to send a binary you used begin the right way and OE...
Agreed. But I was relating the average income to the impact of paying $1 for a Windows license which someone had mentioned.
On a similar note, a few years ago I was playing golf and they paired me up with this guy. His brother worked for Nike as one of their quality-control managers. As part of the job his brother had to travel to China and other places where Nike had sneaker factories.
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begin oeprotect.scr A few years back here, many people used to say that they would remove their custom from companies who refused to support open standards. By and large...
On the news here in the states there were many stories about the Nike sweat-shop sneaker factories. People were outraged that Nike only paid workers $1.25 an hour.
According to what he told me the situation over in these countries was very different from what was portrayed on the news. Nike wasn't forcing anyone to work in these factories. Nike didn't have to because there were long waiting lists to get one of these jobs. By our standards the wages were exploitive but by local standards (what really matters) these were some of the best paying jobs these people have ever seen. To these people having a steady well paying job at Nike was a blessing.
So yes, wages really are relative. Even in this country. We moved to Boston from a small town. The difference in the cost of living was tremendous.
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