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Family PC: The Trouble with Windows

Thanks to Matthew Wright
for this link.

“Torvalds’s team developed Linux on a tiny budget but put
reliability high on the list of priorities. Surely Microsoft, with
all its millions in R&D money, could do the same.”

“While the Justice Department and Bill Gates have locked horns
over whether Microsoft is guilty of monopolistic business
practices, I think Microsoft is guilty of a bigger crime. Its real
crime over the years has been its lack of concern for
reliability.”

“Today, more than 20 years into the personal computer
revolution, with computers in nearly 50 percent of American
households, computers are harder to use and less reliable than any
other home appliance.”

Complete
story
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