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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ralph
by Anonymous on Thu 23rd Sep 2004 13:58 UTC

"Finally, you are right, you would probably find lots and lots of security holes in a linux distribution from 2001, however this doesn't matter, as you can download or buy new versions of it. If you buy WinXP on the other hand, you'll get the stuff from 2001 with all it's problems."

it can happen ralph. but you can also:

buy a new pc with windows xp svc pk 2 pre-installed.
buy a copy of windows xp with svc pk 2 already integrated.