__/ [ Au79 ] on Wednesday 17 May 2006 06:26 \__
> Meantime, I'll continue to toy with Xandros, and look at upgrades of other
> distributions to see if I can overcome the hurdles. In exchange for a
> reasonable amount of time, I'd jump at the chance to gain the speed,
> security and savings promised by Linux -- and to feel that Microsoft has a
> bit more competition.
> --Mr. Golden is a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in San Francisco.
> Write to Mark Golden at mark.golden@xxxxxxxxxxxx
__/ [ Au79 ] on Friday 19 May 2006 00:11 \__
> Daeron wrote:
>> on Thurs, May 18 2006 6:17 am Au79
>>> I was hoping that readers would simply email Mr. Golden
>>> directly as he had provided his address for this purpose.
>> I did - no response so far.
>> He basically claims that a six year old Windows desktop runs multi
>> media better then the current Linux desktops and advises people to hold
>> of on purchesing a mediocre Linux system until Vista comes. Could have
>> been dictated directly by billg himself.
> Yet more fud in the form of 'I tried it, but...'
I rarely (if ever, although the experience based on just a handful) get a
response to pro-Linux feedback that I send to correspondents. One of the
things that make me most furious is lack of attribution of trouble to
platforms. In the case of spam and zombie attacks, this has become
detrimental. The public need to be better informed and educated in order
for better judgment to be practiced.
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