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I'd Suggest Linux--But...

Dec 09, 2007, 05:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)

"The most persistent complaint you hear about Linux from the wintel community is that it's for geeks--and that the geeks involved so rejoice in their geekiness that it's off-putting to the sensible majority represented by who ever happens to be speaking.

"This used to be true for a minority of those involved with Linux--as witness the widespread use of the intentional, compiler stopping, minor error in the distributed source to frighten off the unwashed..."

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