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Windows 7: Should Open Source Fans Keep An Open Mind?

Nov 06, 2008, 17:35 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

[ 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."

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