Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Jun 2006 21:26 UTC
Microsoft Linux isn't a threat to Windows on the desktop and is losing steam on the server as customers separate the operating system from the development model, according to Microsoft's chief platform strategist. Bill Hilf, general manager of competitive strategy at Microsoft, said pundits have predicted for years that Linux will gain momentum on the desktop, but that won't happen because of the complexity involved in delivering a tightly integrated and tested desktop product.
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RE[3]: Well
by Shadowmane on Sat 24th Jun 2006 04:51 UTC in reply to "Well"
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I run Linux on my system. I don't have Windows. I'm not an IT guru. In fact, I'm what you would call a "normal user" and it works fine for me. In fact, most of your "normal users" just want to serf the net, write email, and maybe do some office work. All of that can be accomplished with the SuSe 10.0 that I use. So don't tell me its not ready for "normal users".

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