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The Seattle Times: Affinities Grow Between Mac and Linux Supporters

Oct 21, 2002, 10:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glenn Fleishman)

"During a discussion following a keynote by Apple Computer's Jordan Hubbard, there came a notable statement: Mac users and Unix users tend to think about their computers in the same way. We love them.

"The 'switchers' advertising campaign that Apple is running to persuade Windows users to switch to Mac has won some adherents. But Apple is less intentionally winning substantial converts from the Unix and Linux world...

"Colleagues attending open-source and Linux conferences see oceans of Apple's Titanium PowerBooks, which outpace similar laptops for battery life and performance versus cost..."

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