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ZDNet: Against Whom is Linux Competing?

Sep 13, 2005, 04:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"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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