ABC News: Linux Revisited [Fred Moody]
Aug 18, 2000, 02:28 (38 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fred Moody)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Doug
Bostrom for this link. ]
"I now find myself in the tremendously unenviable and
essentially hopeless position of explaining, in writing, what I
have written - to an audience, it bears noting, that does not seem
to read, understand, or otherwise know how to employ the English
"This audience is known to itself as the "Linux community."
I think of them in far less complimentary terms."
"...Linux's focus isn't security. It's features and performance.
There are loads of security flaws found in Linux, just as there are
in NT; it's just less of a big deal because the size of the Linux
user base is small compared to the NT user base, and the NT user
base tends to be less technically sophisticated than the Linux user
base and therefore is hit harder by security flaws when they are