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Editorial: Open Source is Not About Love

“I’ll have to start by invoking the Evil before trying to prove
that nowadays there is a severe lack of direction in whatever
concerns the open-source desktop.

“Here’s Gartner explaining why Windows is broken. I will only
quote a very limited amount of text, because it’s enough by far:
‘Microsoft’s operating system (OS) development times are too long
and they deliver limited innovation; their OSs provide an
inconsistent experience between platforms, with significant
compatibility issues; and other vendors are out-innovating
Microsoft. That gives enterprises unpredictable releases with
limited value, management costs that are too high, and new releases
that break too many apps and take too long to test and
adopt…'”

Complete
Story