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Linux's Advantages For The Software Developer 13379


Linux's Advantages For The Software Developer 13380
Interesting, you say that Windows is 99% of the market. (And as usual, you offer no support whatsoever for this buttertion. Of course, I can now understand why you don't provide references; you're terrible at...

The whole thread started in regard to BU not switching their student laptops, Ray. Why do you keep flopping back to servers? I think that the context of the thread is enough to qualify my statements.

That wasn't an estimate at all, just a comparison. What do you do if you have .5% of a mature market? Answer: Quit. What do you do if you have 3% of a mature market? Answer: Quit. What do you do if you have a 95% share of a mature market? Answer: Extract cash and defend. What do you do if you have 99% of a mature market? Answer: Extract cash and defend.

First, that is applicable only if you are so arrogant as to buttume that "If you..." means you, yourself. I often mean "If a person...". Second, it was not a criticism of any idea at all, just a criticism of the practice.

What trends? Moving from 0 to 1, 2, 3 or even 5% in 10 years is hardly a trend in the PC market. Most would see it as proof of a dead end.

True, but linux-unix is no such thing. They cannot even attempt to lead the market with their business model and organization.


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