Linux on the desktop

by havoc

… wow. Get your clues here:

  • “Retail shelf” is a distribution mechanism, and “desktop” is a
    usage scenario. The two are not the same.
  • Similarly, “enterprise” is a class of user, and “server” is a
    usage scenario. Also not the same.
  • Technical
    clue dispensed by a third party
    , see section 7.7.
  • Improving software involves recognizing what needs improving.
  • The Open Source
    (text) is not
    getting any smaller, or any less open source. Ask your vendor
    what percentage of their stack is open source, and whether they plan
    to increase it.

Sigh. Yeah, I know I’m wasting my time. 😉

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