Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 22nd Jul 2006 21:15 UTC
Linux Toby Richards wrote an opinion article for NewsForge, claiming that for him, Linux won't get mainstream until Evolution - or another capable Outlook-like client - gets optimized and offers 100% compatibility with Exchange. In the comments section of Newsforge readers offered more reasons as to why Linux is not mainstream, offering a view on their needs. My take: While for my personal, home usage of Linux my needs are different, I agree with Toby that companies won't switch their desktops if full Exchange compatibility isn't reached and if Evolution stops being the memory beast it currently is.
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RE[3]: more reasons...
by somebody on Sun 23rd Jul 2006 19:21 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: more reasons..."
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2005-07-07

My God ... these articles never cease do they? Well, thankfully there's less and less comments on them, so I guess these articles are fading away.

??? Since you obviously didn't understand my point. I wasn't disputing article (read my other answer to the original parent to get a clearer picture), I disputed stupid reasons, not even one was valid.

Listen, if Linux really is God's only son as many of you deem it with your heart and soul, then most people would actually use it.

Now go trough all of my history and try to find one single point where I would be saying what you claim I am.

There are valid reasons, and there are stupid reasons. Parent post had stupid reasons, so I disputed them. Or, did I fought a holly war with all the posts saying contra linux?

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