Linked by David Adams on Fri 4th Dec 2009 17:16 UTC
In the News This 24/7 Wall Street article displays three common media ailments: hyperbole, a love for top ten lists, and an obsession with December predictions for the coming year (which off course OSNews is obviously also falling victim to), and there are some predictable losers on this list (Blockbuster Video, anyone?). I thought it would be an interesting topic for OSNews because three of the companies/brands are quite familiar to us: Palm, Motorola, and Sun Microsystems.
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RE[6]: Debian
by Delgarde on Sun 6th Dec 2009 20:29 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Debian"
Delgarde
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2008-08-19

As I've said, what is required is an eccentric billionaire with $5billion of loose change and fund 100 programmers to work night and day on a particular open source operating system to bring it up to par with Windows.


Isn't that a pretty fair description of Ubuntu? A rich guy (Shuttleworth) throwing money at building a better Linux?

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RE[7]: Debian
by vivainio on Sun 6th Dec 2009 20:41 in reply to "RE[6]: Debian"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

Isn't that a pretty fair description of Ubuntu? A rich guy (Shuttleworth) throwing money at building a better Linux?


Yes, if you cut 3 zeros from the budget ;-).

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