APCmag: Tapping the Linux Millions
Jan 08, 2005, 17:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Perceptions of Linux by those outside the community are often a
mass of misconceptions. In some ways this is to be expected. After
all, Linux and open source are a phenomenon evangelised by a
million disparate voices rather than a lavish advertising campaign
delivering a massaged sound bite.
"With over 180 different vendors, isn't it only a matter of time
before the platform fragments and vested interests, drawn into the
fray by the prodigious financial opportunities, Balkanise the
codebase into a multitude of incompatible versions...?"