"The last time we compared Linux to OS X, it was a lazy day in
July, our usual editor was away for the week, and it seemed like
the thing to do.
"Our intention at the time was not to compare the operating
systems proper, but rather the developer cultures around them. At
the time, we remember thinking 'Well, OS X is a desktop thing; and
Linux is more of a server thing, so the thing to do is just
consider them in terms of something besides how competitive a
donkey and a horse would be if they played shuffleboard.'
"An Apple developer wrote us to say 'thanks,' and a Linux fan
said the whole thing was worthless..."
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