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Linux Desktop Dominance - Guaranteed Step-by-Step Plan

Jun 02, 2004, 01:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Esko Woudenberg)

[ Thanks to Kelly McNeill for this link. ]

"Stop claiming that each version of Linux is an evolutionary improvement on the previous version. The computing populace has been trained to believe that throwing out a design because of serious flaws, and starting over with a 'complete re-write' that turns into a new version, makes the software even more desirable.

"Don't worry, the end-users won't catch on, even when 'fixed' bugs resurface with exactly the same symptoms in the 'new' software.

"Sell a really flaky distribution of Linux. Follow it several months later with a new version and claim that it is 20 times as reliable as the previous version. Market it as being a huge improvement, and forget it was junk to begin with..."

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