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Preston Gralla: Why you Shouldn't Care

May 27, 2009, 21:38 (0 Talkback[s])

"He tries to make the point that Linux use, as measured by Net Applications has crossed the 1% market share barrier as insignificant, really then why do you talk about it all the time. You mention it in your Computerworld article and in numerous blog post. Sounds like that 1% sure caught your attention.

"Then there is the ever so quoted by Preston Gralla that Linux is dead on the netbook. Well the netbook market has changed and Microsoft is the culprit I’ll grant you that, but everyone fails to mention that for Microsoft to achieve this they had to drastically discount the licensing and in some cases actually give away Windows XP Home Edition to the OEMs."

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