Wow, get a load of Forrester's Mike Gualtieri's rant against Linux: "Poor Linux...it struggled so hard to dominate the world...It never even came close to Microsoft Windows on the desktop, with less than 2% share of desktops." Gualtieri goes on to say that no true Linux distribution is a contender on smartphones (although he does recognize that Android is Linux-based). Gualtieri's rant is obviously link bait, and perhaps it's right to say nothing about it, but this statement he makes is truly over the top and calls for reaction: "Open source never seems to be the innovator. Instead it seems to disrupt pricing power for established technologies." Geez.
November 3, 2011
Yet Another Misinformed Swipe At Open Source and Linux
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