Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 16:05 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Linux As we mentioned in a previous article, Red Hat advocate Greg DeKoenigsberg claimed that due to the much larger amount of code it's contributed, Red Hat is a better open source citizen than Canonical, adding, "Canonical is a marketing organization masquerading as an engineering organization." A Computerworld blog retorts that that's no insult; and that marketing Linux could be just as important to the cause as contributing code. Updated
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RE: Marketing is good? Maybe...
by Lennie on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 17:40 UTC in reply to "Marketing is good? Maybe..."
Lennie
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The marketshare of Linux might not have grown that much (it did a bit though), but the market as a whole did grow as well.

So Linux might have been at a little below 1% of the desktop market, it's now a little over 1% of the market.

Which means in absolute numbers Linux did grow quiet a bit. Not as much as Apple obviously.

Edited 2010-08-03 17:48 UTC

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