What Do We Really Want From Linux?
Jul 28, 2007, 08:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)
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"In my last blog post about the real-world cost of Linux, I was
struck by the contrast between my words and fellow InformationWeek
blogger Alexander Wolfe's take on all this. He's lamented the broad
variety of distributions out there, and found fault with the way
those who create Linux distributions seem unwilling to accept what
users really want. I figured I should lay out my own arguments.
"First off, let me state my own position regarding Linux. On a
day-to-day basis, I'm a casual Linux user. It hasn't eclipsed
Windows on my personal desktop, and thats mostly because there's
still a lot that I use Windows for in a work environment--testing
software and hardware, mainly..."