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SubjectRe: Linux vs Microsoft
On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 11:04:15PM +0100, Tim Towers wrote:

> Hmm, commercially, I would expect all the
> "open source" medievel knights to get mown
> down by the Microsoft Tank. Once you've shipped
> an OS with the PC that people buy they'll
> generally stick with it, and in an office
> environment the OS and App mix from Microsoft
> makes a lot of sense on the desktop.

Then again... they might just get sick and tired of having to use a
slow buggy OS.

Plenty of people do... I would hazard a guess that most of the 8
million or so linux users originally used Windows<something> before
they switched.


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