InfoWorld: Linux Can't Kill Windows
Apr 13, 2005, 22:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Yager)
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"You can quit proclaiming Linux the Windows killer.
"Linux is established and has a niche that, as various pendulums
swing, will grow and shrink. Show me charts and stats and
benchmarks that prove Linux superior to Windows in every measure
and I'll not argue with you. But no matter how much money and
dedication is poured into Linux, it will never put a dent in
Windows' mind share or market share because Linux is an operating
system, a way--and probably the best way--to make system hardware
do what it's told. But you can't turn Linux into a platform even if
you brand it, box it, and put a pricey sticker on it..."