Penguin chief: Linux must 'out fabulous' Apple's iPhone
Jun 10, 2010, 18:47 (0 Talkback[s])
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"We're moving to a tech world with Apple on one side and
virtually everyone else on the other. Linux needs to more
effectively compete with Steve Jobs and the magic of Apple. It's
important that open-source products add more value for users than
simply being free.
"Echoing Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth, Zemlin warned open
sourcers their software needs to out-Apple Apple on design and
functionality, and they can't bury themselves in the cryptic
commands and poor user interfaces that typified Linux since it
exploded in the 1990s."