November 8, 2001
Operating systems, Apple Computer style
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes: "If it were not for the inexpensive, cutthroat PC market, Microsoft wouldn't have a perch on which to base its monopoly, and Linux might not have been written, had Linus been unable to afford a computer required to write it. Yet if price is the only factor that establishes a sustainable market, then Apple shouldn't exist. So why is Apple still around?"