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LinuxWorld: Debunking the Linux-Windows Market-Share Myth

Mar 19, 2003, 00:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

Evans Data Corporation hired me to help out with a research report focused on Linux developers. They surveyed a broad range of developers, including VARs, consultants, developers working for ISVs and IT-developers for companies of every imaginable size. It turns out there are so many jewels in the survey results that it's difficult to decide which ones to put on display here at LinuxWorld.

"After much consideration, I chose a nearly flawless diamond. It replaces the cubic zirconia otherwise known as the axiom that Linux is taking more market share from Unix than from Windows. I had long suspected this was a fallacy, and Evans' data confirms my suspicions..."

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