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ExtremeTech: Windows Users Should Be Glad There's A Linux

Jan 07, 2003, 05:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Miller)


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"I have trouble understanding why anyone would use Windows for anything other than a few, specialized graphics or other specialty programs.

"Perhaps Windows users love viruses, high software costs, and all the rest of the fun that comes with using Microsoft's most popular proprietary program. I personally prefer Linux and other open-source software, and I think Windows users should be glad that a growing number of smart computer users share my preference for software freedom.

"As you may have noticed, 2002 was the year Microsoft decided Linux was a major competitive threat. 2003 may be the year Microsoft reacts to that threat with more than rhetoric..."

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