XYZ Computing: Living with MSFT
Apr 09, 2006, 08:00 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sal Cangeloso)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"All too often the desktop operating system market is looked
upon as some sort of epic struggle between Microsoft and Linux.
This 'versus' mentality is fun to perpetuate--and it allows Linux
users to deride Microsoft as an evil empire and Linux users to be
seen as sandal-wearing, open source hippies--but it is not helping
anyone in the long run. Since it is clear that each party is going
to be around for a long time, what is needed a bit of mannerly
coexistence. While the name calling may persist, it is more
important that efforts are made to enable the two operating systems
to work together more efficiently than they do now..."