June 12, 2001

Want Linux on your desktop? Nine reasons to forget about it

Author: JT Smith

"Linux is an important part of the computing landscape. Important because open standards matter. Important
because it creates competition and a looming threat to
Microsoft. Important because it gives a large number of
geeks and wonks a religion to belong to--complete with
a patriarch.

Religion is a good thing, I believe, right up to the moment it
makes a fool out of you. And a good many Linux?what's
the term? Proponents? Advocates? No, zealots!--yes, a
good many Linux zealots make fools of themselves." More at ZDNET.


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