Confused BBC Tech Chief: Only 600 Linux Users Visit Our Website

“The BBC’s technology boss Ashley Highfield has provoked
consternation in the UK’s open source community by claiming that
only a few hundred of the corporation’s 17.1 million website
visitors use Linux.

“In an interview with web design mag .net, Highfield hit back
against claims the BBC is too cosy with Microsoft. He said: ‘We
have 17.1 million users of bbc.co.uk in the UK and, as far as our
server logs can make out, 5 per cent of those [use Macs] and around
400 to 600 are Linux users…'”

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