"What I'm about to say may make me rather unpopular. Having
spoken about it with a friend and having spent a considerable
amount of time thinking about it, I've come to the conclusion
that, despite the fact that I love Linux, I don't care if it
becomes "mainstream". I'm quite happy for it to stay as a
"different" operating system."
"Before the zealots out there start sharpening knives and
lighting torches, ready to storm my castle, hear me out. Then, if
you still want to lynch me, well, I'm sure we can work something
"The question I want to ask you is what atttracted you to Linux
in the first place? For me, and I'm willing to bet for a lot of
other users, it was the fact that it was different. I had grown
weary of dealing with Windows' constant crashing and utterly
moronic way of doing things. The way it sometimes seemed to ask you
to restart the computer if you so much as breathed on the
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