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Would You Use Windows If It Was GPL?

May 01, 2007, 02:15 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tristan Rhodes)

"In my last post, several people accused me of being anti-Microsoft. This is not true at all! I believe that Microsoft makes good products. Do you think they could attain a 95% market share without making a good product? That is not the way a market economy works.

"What I am opposed to are arbitrary restrictions being placed on the software I use. Can you imagine a case where my Linux operating system locks me out for no good reason? Perhaps a message that says 'We're sorry, but the Penguin Kingdom has decided that you have not given them enough herring. Access denied...'"

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