Enterprise Linux IT: Linux Reality Outstrips Linux Myth
Mar 05, 2005, 03:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
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"The personal computer industry is about to arrive at a 'tipping
point' in which everything changes and those who get ahead of the
curve earn social and cultural advantages over those who don't.
"A social or economic tipping point is characterized by a sudden
burst of mass sanity as mainstream public opinion abandons an
unsustainable mythology in favor of something closer to reality.
Such reversals usually have a sustaining mythology of their own,
complete with an acceptable explanation for previous behavior. In
the case of the PC industry tipping point now upon us, that
mythology is built around the legend of Linus Torvalds..."