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1% Linux Market Share = 100% Dishonesty

May 06, 2009, 23:01 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)


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"Nobody is attacking OpenSolaris, FreeBSD, or Mac OS X. Sure, Microsoft is trying to counter Apple's stylish marketing and healthy growth, but they're not name-calling or lying their heads off about how those religious zealot Communist Apple hippies are destroying America. Yes, that's a rhetorical question and we all know the answer-- because Linux/FOSS are the only genuine competitors to Microsoft on the planet. Microsoft has no idea how to compete on merit, or how to counter a competitor that cannot be bought off, legislated out of existence, or destroyed. Plus it props up a half-trillion dollar commerical ecosystem whose survival is dependent on a continuing stream of shoddy, insecure, throwaway products. All of those Redmond remoras are not going to go out and get honest jobs; they've tied their fortunes to Microsoft and will fight tooth and nail to maintain the status quo."

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