MS Office on Linux 14817
Wait, whoa whoa whoa. Where do you see *either* cite being "inconsistent with itself"? Two *different* companies with access to both open and closed-source code using *different* methodologies come up with different bug counts. This does point to varying methodologies, but I don't see either one specifying different numbers at different times.
MS Office on Linux 14820
billwg poked his little head through the XP firewall and said: Okay. The time loss is minimal, believe me. Even a complex...
The two companies may not agree on how to clbuttify a defect, perhaps, but by either definition Linux does better than the commercial code they've seen.
MS Office on Linux 14818
billwg poked his little head through the XP firewall and said: Yes, you will. Why? Because people are out there *using* your software, subjecting it to permutations of usage that even the best automated...
You have access to your commercial code, right, and Microsoft tools to evaluate it? Well, do your own test. Go download the Linux kernel and run these tools on it. See how they compare. I'd *love* to hear even a summary. I've asked you before, but you somehow keep missing it. I'm sure there's a good reason...
Please elaborate on these axes.
Do you *have* a "National Standards Lab kind of reference"? It appears to me that you were suprised that there was any kind of numerical data in this area, and unpleasantly surprised to discover that what there was argues against your position. So, you get to work trying to discredit the numbers rather than trying to think about what they might mean.
MS Office on Linux 14819
Lin┐nut No you won't. Why? Consider that someone will be using the software for so many hours a day. That will be...
But hey, I'm only the guy who produces actual cites to back up what I say, what do I know?
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