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MattsHouse: What if Mindcraft is Right?

May 06, 1999, 10:27 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Chappee)

"In an unprecedented move, Mindcraft has proposed an Open Benchmark, to which they will allow members of the Linux and Microsoft communities. This is a golden opportunity for the Open Source movement. Not because we will show the world that Linux is better than NT, but because we will get a real-world assessment of the work that we still have to do. Now before you send that flame, I have no doubt that Linux will fair well. There will be areas where Linux will rule, but there will also be areas where Linux will lag. I can guarantee this, within one month of seeing these benchmark results, Linux will 'correct' and smash NT on the next pass."

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