Linked by Adam S on Wed 30th Apr 2003 07:26 UTC
Linux Lately, we've all read a lot of articles about desktop Linux - so many that it's getting hard to tell them apart. One says "Why Linux Sucks," the next "My Success With Linux." Even Michael Robertson of Lindows.com joined the fun with his "Why Desktop Linux Sucks, Today." But very few people have proposed anything radical, and I believe that's what's needed to take GNU/Linux to the next level.
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Re Anonymous's button got pushed.
by penguinhead on Tue 29th Apr 2003 22:24 UTC

"Can't you get it through your thick head? Some people LIKE writing software for EVERYONE to use. Not everyone hates corporations and "commercial use." Give it a rest. "

Sorry, I don't know what you are talking about.
I merely pointed out that despite some people here suggesting that a new ideal dream distro should ditch Linux
kernel because the gpl brings licensing "baggage", that
it didn't stop a proprietary Company like Apple with working with gpl'd khmtl from KDE.

Linux is for everyone to use. Micosoft is free to use
it as long as they follow the wishes of the developers.
Just like anyone who wants to use MS software has to follow their wishes or the BSA busts down the door.

The idea that Microsoft with it onerous licensing restriction is less restrictive than gpl software is
laughable.