Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Jan 2007 16:56 UTC, submitted by Robert
Novell and Ximian Novell might have signed a patent and interoperability deal with Microsoft Corp but it is not about to give up competing with the software giant and last week released a study that suggests its Linux desktop product is better value than Windows Vista. The company's competitive guide compares SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop with Windows Vista and claims that the Linux product provides 90% of Vista's functionality and 10% of the price.
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10% Missing
by sb56637 on Mon 22nd Jan 2007 19:44 UTC
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2006-05-11

>...claims that the Linux product provides 90% of Vista's functionality and 10% of the price.


That's well and good, provided that your company doesn't depend on the 10% of functionality that Windows provides and Linux doesn't.

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RE: 10% Missing
by Temcat on Mon 22nd Jan 2007 21:59 in reply to "10% Missing"
Temcat Member since:
2005-10-18

Moreover, that 10% bit is always different.

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