On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 09:27:55AM +0100, Colm Buckley wrote:
> On the larger question : see this article from Friday : http://
from that article:
Linux will pose a significant threat to Microsoft for market share
among server operating systems over the next few years, according to
new research released today.
That conclusion, drawn by market researcher International Data
Corp., is good news for Linux backers. The bad news? The open-source
operating system has little chance of generating anywhere near the
revenue of Microsoft's Windows.
that's bad news for whom? it's not bad news for
companies/governments/organisations that but servers, nor is it bad news
for consumers. and since much of the money microsoft generates goes to
a very small number of people, i suggest it's not even bad news for
people who make servers.
so while it's nice that cnet is thinking of small minorities, it's a
shame that they don't clarify who that scenario is bad news for.
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