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Enterprise Linux IT: Linux Reality Outstrips Linux Myth

Mar 05, 2005, 03:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)

[ Thanks to Tom Wickline for this link. ]

"The personal computer industry is about to arrive at a 'tipping point' in which everything changes and those who get ahead of the curve earn social and cultural advantages over those who don't.

"A social or economic tipping point is characterized by a sudden burst of mass sanity as mainstream public opinion abandons an unsustainable mythology in favor of something closer to reality. Such reversals usually have a sustaining mythology of their own, complete with an acceptable explanation for previous behavior. In the case of the PC industry tipping point now upon us, that mythology is built around the legend of Linus Torvalds..."

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