Linked by Tony Steidler-Dennison on Mon 7th Jul 2008 18:18 UTC, submitted by Dale Smoker
Linux While I was trawling through Net Applications' operating system share trend data for the past 24 months, something struck me. June 08 marked a big month for Linux. The OS saw the largest increase in market share for the whole 2 year period - a growth of 0.12%.
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by Crono on Mon 7th Jul 2008 18:47 UTC
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This statistic is only generated by evaluating the OS on certain (unnamed!!) websites.
Why don't they say which sites they evaluate?

Maybe people who use MacOS or Linux don't visit those sites that often. Maybe the marketshare is different for different regions/continents.

I'm not saying that Linux' marketshare must be higher or lower, I'm saying that statistics created from page-hits are bulls**t. Especially when the one who creates it doesn't reveal its sources.

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