"I've been a Windows die-hard for more years than I want to
remember, having used the operating system since even before the
prehistoric days of Windows 3.1.
"So when my 14-year-old son Gabe came home from his first summer
job (where he's learning the open source joys of Python, PHP, and
MySQL), extolling the virtues of Linux, I was skeptical. Old
habits, and old operating systems, die hard..."