"Quite a few commentators have made great hay how this is the
best time for desktop Linux, as disenfranchised XP users refuse to
migrate to Vista and are looking for a new home. That's certainly
an appealing notion, and I won't argue against it. I would also
expect Apple to ramp up their marketing campaign soon to try to
catch some XP refugees, too.
"I had a chance yesterday to chat with Mark Shuttleworth,
founder and CEO of Canonical, Ltd. It was one of those interviews
that covered a broad range of topics, which I'll write up in a few
days. But one part of the conversation that had a more immediate
impact was Shuttleworth's impression of the XP exodus..."