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WinInfo: Of Linux advocacy in the real world

Apr 18, 1999, 18:53 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Thurrott)

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"Linux has now progressed/regressed to the point where a member of the media will get attacked--and this is guaranteed--any time they publish an article that is critical of Linux. Even one that is deserved."

Paul Thurrott looks at the response the Linux community gave after the Mindcraft analysis.

"As for the whole Linux vs. NT thing, I'd also mention that it's possible to create charts and graphs that show anything you'd like. Previous tests, like this one, should fall under the same scrutiny. No one seemed surprised when Linux beat NT earlier, but why? Isn't that a little surprising? I think it is."

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