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ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Apple Says 'Switch,' From Tux

May 14, 2005, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Michael Hall)

"The last time we compared Linux to OS X, it was a lazy day in July, our usual editor was away for the week, and it seemed like the thing to do.

"Our intention at the time was not to compare the operating systems proper, but rather the developer cultures around them. At the time, we remember thinking 'Well, OS X is a desktop thing; and Linux is more of a server thing, so the thing to do is just consider them in terms of something besides how competitive a donkey and a horse would be if they played shuffleboard.'

"An Apple developer wrote us to say 'thanks,' and a Linux fan said the whole thing was worthless..."

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