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Linux is more popular than sex

May 24, 2000, 14:16 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Fleming)

"Isaksson's research was simple - he ran the word Linux through the AltaVista search engine and then he did the same with the word Windows. ... There were 11,313,520 Web pages found for the Linux search but only 10,755,265 found for Windows."

"So there you have it, inconclusive proof that Linux is now more prevalent/important/hyped than Microsoft Windows."

"But worse is yet to come from Isaksson's research. When he put the word sex into the AltaVista search engine, only 9,589,620 were found."

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