Is Asus Backsliding on GNU/Linux?
Jun 21, 2008, 04:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Richmond)
"Businesses are not philanthropists. They are not,
intentionally, educators or evangelists for ideologies. However,
from time to time their business models just happen to coincide
with their more idealistic customers own interests. Asus is one
"When they launched the little EeePC they could scarcely have
imagined the extraordinary reaction it would cause. They say that
any publicity is good publicity but the reaction to the two pound
wonder was almost universally favourable. It was hot. I mean
nuclear hot. And it was GNU/Linux..."