Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Feb 2006 15:33 UTC, submitted by Zeek Greko
Linux "The eWeek headline read 'Linux Desktop Needs Major Vendor Support.' A hopeful Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols opinion piece that someday, somewhere, some company will have the guts to face down Microsoft and make it possible for anyone and everyone to easily buy a GNU/Linux desktop. The 'some company' he was referring to was obviously the tier one vendors: IBM, HP, and Dell. While we're waiting for these tier ones to become so inclined, perhaps the GNU/Linux community's appropriate course of action should be to do what we should have done long ago. That is, to create a Linux-specific hardware vendor (or vendors) of our own."
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RE: Trading Problems.
by MechR on Fri 10th Feb 2006 18:49 UTC in reply to "Trading Problems."
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2006-01-11

Well, removing some freedoms to bolster other freedoms can make sense sometimes, if the result is a net gain. Isn't that how standards work?

(Not saying this is necessarily one of those cases)

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