ZDNet: Against Whom is Linux Competing?

“While I agree with a number of his conclusions (such as the
relative strengths of Solaris, BSD, and Linux distantly followed by
Windows), I think he misses the point.

“Paul attributes the success of Windows as momentum from the
‘after effects of the initial PC adoption in rebellion against
mainframe control practices’ but Paul forgets that very little of
what people do today with their Wintel workstation was ever done on
the company mainframe…”


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