Computerworld.NZ: Linux Brain Training Better than No-Brainer: de Salis
Apr 03, 2003, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Beyond the attraction of open source per se and the pricing of
Linux, its popularity is building for one very conventional reason,
says longtime Unix user Roger de Salis.
"'It's the same reason Microsoft succeeded with Windows or Sun
with Solaris. They [the builders of open source software]
understand applications,' says de Salis, a one-time staffer at
Cisco and involved in InternetNZ.
"What the user wants is a good repertoire of applications, he
says. Linux has now reached critical mass in that respect..."