Linked by David Adams on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:50 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft no longer thinks Linux poses a threat to its desktop Windows business. Directions on Microsoft's Wes Miller pointed out via Twitter how Microsoft has changed the boilerplate "Competition" section in its last two annual financial filings with the SEC.
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RE[2]: No more a competitor
by riversj on Tue 16th Aug 2011 00:18 UTC in reply to "RE: No more a competitor"
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"It's inferior, inconsistent and lacks any real unified direction."

There is no denying the lack of consistency however some consider this more of a strength than a weakness.
As for it being inferior, you are incorrect. Lower resource usage, multi user security model, modular drivers !> inferior.

Unfortunately you are correct with the lack of direction, it will keep Linux off the mainstream desktop forever.

Edited 2011-08-16 00:27 UTC

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