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Linux-Watch: Top Five Things Linux Can Learn from Microsoft

Jul 24, 2006, 23:15 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Linux does a lot of things right--open-source, security, reliability--but it's far from perfect. In fact, Linux and its vendors could stand to learn a few things from Microsoft. Yes, Microsoft. Like what? Here's my list of the top five things that Linux could learn from Microsoft.

"1. MSDN

"With Linux and open-source software, all the code is open, so any developer can leap right in and start working. That's grand, but what if you don't know where to start? What if you're not really sure, or perhaps not too sure, about what's the right way to program for a given project..."

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