CNET: Commentary: Moving beyond Linux vs. WindowsJun 19, 2001, 15:27 (35 Talkback[s])
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This commentary by some Meta Group analysts says Linux is a "tactical solution" that is "unlikely to displace Windows or the proprietary versions of Unix now used on virtually all desktops and servers in commercial environments."
"Desktop system makers have a definite reason to prefer to provide Linux rather than Windows to their customers--they don't need to pay a licensing fee for Linux. The question is, how many of their customers will be satisfied with Linux. The answer, at least regarding desktop use, is "very few."
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