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ZDNet: The thrill in the eXPerience is gone

Apr 18, 2001, 22:30 (48 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Walter Thomas)

" Microsoft is trying to brainwash everyone into believing otherwise. More so, many tech writers expect us to eat up their tales of Windows XP propaganda as if this is an experience we want to go through again, but indeed it is not. Microsoft portrays itself as a very successful company and many writers agree. However, as I will explain below, Microsoft is neither successful nor a hit anymore...."

"Lastly, we should not forget GNU, FSF and the rest of open source. There's not a day that goes by that Linux doesn't tear into the market head first with new innovation. As a Linux developer I can tell you honestly the Linux OS is not only getting better, it also currently crucifies Windows in availability and features. BSD, forget it with almost full Linux compatibility BSD is screaming with available software and hardware compatibility. Of course BeOS is great also, and then there's the load of other OS' seldom heard of Hurd(GNU), AtheOS, ReactOS (GNU-NT Compatible), etc. Microsoft will eventually be its own undoing, primarily because it's so set on opposing the way of the wind."

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