"This last week has been a really remarkable one for awful
Linux reporting. We're going to look at a few examples to show just
how misrepresentations of Linux reflect a misunderstanding of what
we are about, and how they can be damaging. Before we start,
however, we'll put in the customary plea: if you choose to respond
to the authors of any of these articles, please do so in a polite
and factual manner. Flaming will just inspire more bad press in the
future. See the Linux Advocacy HOWTO for practical suggestions on
how to deal with the press."
"The above is an impressive array of negative press. Such press,
however, has been most notable by its absence. Windows, after all,
probably sees more attacks than this on its best days. We can
probably expect to see more negative press as Linux continues to
gain users and mindshare. Consider it an opportunity to see and
respond to the misunderstandings of Linux and free software in
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