Linked by Christian Paratschek on Thu 23rd Sep 2004 05:59 UTC
Editorial After reading Adam Scheinberg's original article "The Paradox of Choice" and Kevin Russo's response, I want to add my personal comments to this discussion. I will quote Adam and Russo several times and pick up their arguments.
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by Anonymous on Thu 23rd Sep 2004 10:43 UTC

1. Windows is a product line, so there is going to be a full package feel to it. You would get close to that feeling if you used Enterprise Linux, but not Fedora because Fedora is a community project, it's not a product.

2. Standards are the bases for sofware commoditization (and all that is derived from that).

3. Your choice in Linux is choice of vendor.

4. There are several players in the open source paradigm, there are the vendors, there is the community, and there is an arbiter.

5. Point of view, strategic planning, directional planning, all make a difference about how you feel about something specific, and feelings change as more knowledge is uncovered. The process is called generalizing, or knowing the big picture. The bigger the better.