TechRepublic: The Linux/Microsoft debate has a new focus: Coexistence
Oct 10, 2000, 16:04 (8 Talkback[s])
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"According to a recent discussion on TechRepublic, the old
argument between Linux disciples and Microsoft fans is changing
from which OS is better to how the two can coexist.
TechRepublic members started discussing the issue in response to an
Auerbach Publications article, "In depth: Is Microsoft a Linux
friend or foe?" [
LT post ]
"The report attempts to clarify the nature of the relationship
between Linux and Microsoft by looking at how the Redmond company
describes the open-source software. Looking over the postings in
the discussion about the article, what becomes clear is that Linux
and Microsoft fans seem to be using both systems."
Most discussions seemed to focus on the ease of use for end
users that Windows enjoys, and the nuts and bolts tweaking that
Linux users see as what real IT pros are supposed to do."
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