Sticks and Stones
Apr 09, 2005, 01:00 (22 Talkback[s])
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
ZDNet: Polite and Reasoned Discourse
"It truly is a shame that there are some members of the Linux
community that would call and harass someone like DiDio. As for
criticism on online forumsâ€¦ I take that with a
grain of salt, given that online discussion forums tend to attract,
shall we say, less than reasoned and polite discourse from
supporters of Linux and Microsoft..."
ZDNet: Linux/Windows Celebrity Deathmatch Anyone?
"Perhaps it's time for one of those celebrity deathmatches where
they cage a bunch of Linux, open-source, Windows, and closed-source
luminaries into a boxing ring until only one person (or team I
guess) is left standing. I'm imagining some of the industry's most
illustrious personalities in the ring..."
mi2g: Yankee Group: Caught Between the Devil and the Deep Blue
"'The danger of these heavy handed unsophisticated protestations
is that perfectly good alternatives to proprietary software from
the Open Source environment may pick up a bad reputation as well,'
said DK Matai, Executive Chairman, mi2g..."
ZDNet UK: When Support Becomes Sabotage
"As any technology journalist knows, the best way to attract
attention is to write something critical about Linux. The operating
system--as well as free and open source software in general--has an
enormous body of adherents; it wouldn't have survived, let alone
prospered, otherwise. Most of these are sensible people who behave
in a civilised and professional manner, but some let their
enthusiasm fire a crusading manner that wouldn't shame an
axe-wielding maniac driven by imaginary voices..."