"There are some in this world who believe that Linux is the king
of all operating systems. In some ways I agree with them because
Linux certainly is a big player in the server world. It may lack in
market share in the the desktop sector, but that doesn't mean it's
a lesser operating system. The GPL has been instrumental in this as
Linux has grown, starting with a simple, barely functional kernel,
and slowly, patiently evolving into the giant it is today.
"But that's not to say that Linux is perfect either. In some
ways, Linux reminds me of a hand grenade in a china shop. Lots of
bang, lots of flash, but when the dust settles, it's all just one
big shattered mess..."