Thanks to Gareth
Barnard for this link.
“Never mind the Department of Justice’s antitrust trial —
Microsoft Corp. may face competition simply because most users are
fed up with Windows and ready to give just about any other
operating system a shot, a recent poll found.”
A poll of the showed that 58% would switch from Windows if they
had the chance.
“The difficulty is that we’re still waiting for the right kind
of vendor to stand up and come forward.”
With all the hype surrounding Linux recently, the operating
system based on “open source” Unix technology seems an obvious
candidate to stand beside Windows, said several of those
“Enderle said he doubts the operating system will ever become a
mainstream desktop alternative.”