LXer: Are You Replacing Windows with GNU/Linux?
Dec 06, 2005, 04:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Tom
Adelstein for this link. ]
"Have you replaced Windows with GNU/Linux on your computer(s)?
That was the simple question I raised on a couple of listservs
recently. Granted, it was a straw poll--by definition not the most
scientific polling method available. I could have asked more
questions, included restraints, etc. to create a scientific poll.
Still, my question brought some very interesting, though not always
surprising, results. I recently suggested that Windows is currently
facing obsolescence in a free-market economy. This straw poll
demonstrates why, anecdotally speaking.
"First, let's get the scientific pollster hoopla out of the way.
I did not seek to create a scientific poll..."