Proprietary platforms and you. 322
Windopes have to measure their exposure to risks with M$ Draw a grid, on the left put down project modules that are work in progress and on the columns put down headings like down time, bug time, fix time, phone calls, documentation problems, over runs, problem not known, etc... and the ask engineers to fill it out. Next take note of how often GNU-Linux projects, and fixes, comes out on top compared to windopes.
From work like that you get some idea of how much your company could be slipping behind the compebreastion that are using GNU-Linux all the time.
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begin It was on Tue, 08 Feb 2005 01:26:53 +0000, that B Gruff sent this dispatch: Yes, I would think...
The biggest problems are going to be to switch if you are key global company and you are positioned so badly through windopes that you are gonna take a big hit in restructing around GNU-Linux. And if you don't do it, you another big hit from the income stream.
Forget about uptimes
rapskat The man from the television crawled into the train. I wonder who he's gonna stick it in this time. Everyone was looking for...
Thats proprietory platforms for you.
But the good news is that once you switch to GNU-Linux, your costs continue to drop, you interoperability continues to grow, and in you are a really good company, you can be setting your own standards and contributing code for others to use and join in your activities and intentions in a true partnership as opposed to a one sided microshafted customer partnership that could leave you cold and dead in the water when push comes to shove.
--- knoppix 3.4, uptime 01:24:11 up 26 days, 5:08, 1 user, load average: 0.09, 0.12, 0.09 windopes, downtime = 98.7% today (98+2*rnd-rnd)
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