"An advantage to free software is that it is an environment
where competition can thrive, choice is always available and
different solutions exist for the same problem. However, it's also
fair to say that free software is disadvantaged where competition
breeds, choices are forced on unsuspecting users and diverse
technologies fight each other.
"Examples of this are GNOME vs KDE, PostgreSQL vs MySQL, VI vs
EMACS, and even GNU/Linux vs the BSDs. On the face of it, another
flame war seems to be looming, in this case in the domain of the
accelerated desktop, that is one of SuSE's XGL vs RedHat's
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