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Re: "7 Reasons Why Linux Won't Succeed On The Desktop"

Sep 24, 2007, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)


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"In some of these the headline misstates the argument and, partly because of this, some are redundant, one is either sad or funny, and you missed the underlying reason for the present state of desktop Linux acceptance entirely.

"To see that, lets take it from the top.

"You describe reason one as excessive application porting costs, but that’s just plain wrong. In reality porting costs for anything not directly dependent on Microsoft libraries are relatively minor, especially if you already have a MacOS X version..."

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