Windows 7: Should Open Source Fans Keep An Open Mind?
Nov 06, 2008, 17:35 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to The
VAR Guy for this link. ]
"Fact is, Microsoft isn't all evil -- despite what the
open source crowd asserts. During the mid-1990s, The VAR Guy
applauded Microsoft again and again for freeing companies from
expensive, proprietary Unix hardware and software. Anybody else
remember the age of RISC-based computing and the price tags
attached to those systems?
"Alas, Microsoft lost its way toward the end of the century, and
the company has made its share of mistakes in recent years --
Windows Millennium Edition and Vista were among the biggest."