__/ [ Larry Qualig ] on Saturday 11 March 2006 15:51 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Based on a large-scale survey
>> ,----[ Snippets ]
>> | Is price the only reason for the interest? Unlike the early days when
>> | Linux provided a learning platform for people who couldn't afford UNIX,
>> | price seems the least important reason.
>> | [...]
>> | The Apple Macintosh users also had little knowledge of Linux but
>> | indicated extreme prejudice against it.
>> | [...]
>> | Windows users voiced dissatisfaction with Windows and said they
>> | primarily "put up" with Windows to use Microsoft Office productivity
>> | tools.
>> | What about the Microsoft alternative? Again, we saw that as barely
>> | a factor. People just like Linux.
> So it's a survey done by a Linux magazine that tells us why people like
> Linux so much. Wouldn't you agree that this is about as "fair and
> balanced" as the story over at Microsoft.com that tells us why people
> like Windows so much?
Where in the message did I include the phrase "why people like Linux"? I
found the title to be a misfit, so I only quoted some relevant bits. Lxer is
not the most balanced source though, I agree.
With friendly regards,
Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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