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OSNews: Opinion: Common OS Myths Debunked

May 13, 2004, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Comtois)

"One day while doing my daily browsing through the web, I came across a message board post that was in response to a Linux zealot's rant. It went a little something like this, 'If Linux had the market share of Windows, and Windows was the underdog you would be saying how great, and easy to use Windows is, and how it just works.' My first reaction was of anger and dismissal, 'Linux is open source Linux uses protected memory...' But the more I thought about it the more it disturbed me because I knew it was true. What do you do when you think an opinion you have may be in jeopardy of being wrong? You compare the facts and sort out the myths..."

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