O'Reilly.com: Why Open Source Doesn't Suck for the Consumer
Sep 03, 2000, 15:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim O'Reilly)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Suppose, for an instant, you broaden the discussion beyond
Linux, as I constantly try to do when talking about open source.
All of a sudden the answer to how open source stacks up against
Windows for usability takes on a whole new cast. The impact has
already been so huge that we take it all for granted."
"What is the dominant application development platform today?
"...And the irony is that Linux and other free OSes had the
lead, didn't know it, and now have to play catch up on the Web as
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- Open Source IT: Is Linux the Embedded Operating System of the Future?(Jun 06, 2000)
- Eric S. Raymond: Microsoft -- Designed for Insecurity(Apr 15, 2000)
- osOpinion: The OS Wars are Over and Everybody Won(Mar 03, 2000)
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- ZDNet UK: Preinstalled Linux on consumer PC? PC World says Yes(Jul 27, 1999)