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Dec 02, 2009, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It comes as little surprise that when I and others make this argument, there is quite a bit of counter-argument that goes along the lines of: "you're just changing the rules of the game because Linux can never win on the true desktop. This is just fancy rationalization."

"To say that the Linux userbase as a whole is rationalizing their way to a desktop win by redefining what a desktop actually is would be inaccurate, because there are a lot of pro-Linux people out there that don't buy into this line of reasoning, either. For them, it's the PC desktop or bust, and any other successes Linux might have along the way are just steps towards the ultimate goal of knocking Windows off its pedestal."

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