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Linux-Watch: Top Five Things Microsoft Can Learn from Linux

Jul 29, 2006, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Last week, I listed the Top five things Linux can learn from Microsoft. Well, it's a two-way street: Microsoft could really stand to learn a few things from Linux, too.

"Yes, I know I sound like a crackpot to some of you, since most of you are reading this on a Windows-based PC. But, consider if you will, just how late Microsoft always is with its software releases. Think about how Microsoft applications are known for having all the security of an open door. Contemplate how Linux is chewing away at the server market and starting to become a real player on the desktop. Finally, let's not forget that Apple, with its new Intel-based Macs has come back from its near-death desktop experience to starting to gain desktop popularity again..."

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