October 6, 2001

Build a better user experience... or get out of the way

Author: JT Smith

Commentary from scotfinnie.com: "What about Linux? Some hail open-source software development as the answer. But I have some doubts about that. It's essentially software by committee, and there's no incentive for
participants to react quickly to changing market demands. The Linux open-source movement seems to be something of a contradiction, but "react quickly" is still the operative phrase. I'm hopeful
the Linux community can create a truly Windows-competitive desktop OS. It has made some strides but isn't there yet. We'll have to wait and see."
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