__/ [ John Bailo ] on Monday 06 March 2006 07:35 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> "According to International Data Corporation, the worldwide Linux business
>> is expected to grow 25.9 per cent annually, doubling from $20 billion in
>> 2005 to more than $40 billion in 2008."
>> Note that /business/ rather than /usage/ is considered here.
> That would make annual Linux revenues equal to the annual Microsoft
...Only under the false assumption that Microsoft's revenue remains static
until 2008. But this is of course is utter rubbish. The train will wreck
when a certain operating system called Vista gets released in 2006Q4 and
drives customers away. Others will (Vi)stagnate, sticking with 2000 or XP.
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