I can sympathize with Linus’ desire for Linux to have a larger share of the desktop market. It would be wonderful if we all woke up one day to find that Linux had 30% or more of the desktop market. There would be many celebrations among Linux users if that ever happened and it would send shockwaves across the world of technology.
But part of me can’t help but wonder if maybe Linus is trapped in the past a little bit. The days of the desktop being the primary computing platform for many people are over.