Philadelphia Inquirer: Picking and choosing
Aug 09, 2000, 15:43 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John J. Fried)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to dprovine for this link.
"Seeing that next week computers will be sold in Pennsylvania
tax-free, you may be in search of a little advice on how to buy a
computer. Here it is..."
"Don't let anybody sell you a computer with Linux as an
operating system, the basic program that runs the PC.
Linux is great for real geeks or network administrators who
like to go home and fool some more with PCs. It is not, at this
point, for mere mortals."
"If you want to buy a computer loaded with an operating system
that shows signs of being rock-solid, buy one with Windows
Millennium Edition on it."