"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> As today's headlines suggest, Linux continues to penetrate industry.
> needn't based that on "Dancing Penguin" Web sites. The front page of
> impartial news sites are sufficient.
Press releases from linux companies and motherhood, roy, nothing more.
One gem, though:
"Performing typical business-oriented tasks in Linux would pose a major
problem for corporations. That problem is twofold, according to Corrado.
First, the software developers would need an incentive to develop
software products for a crossover market. Second, even if and when key
applications became available on Linux, many business users would not
switch operating systems if their current versions were not ported over
to run on Linux directly.
"The chances for Linux to become a desktop operating-system replacement
are very small," Yates said. "Users have no reason to leave Windows,
either in the office or the home." "