On Nov 28, 9:25 pm, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ____/ cc on Thursday 29 November 2007 01:12 : \____
> > On Nov 28, 6:51 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >> ____/ cc on Wednesday 28 November 2007 11:16 : \____
> >> > On Nov 27, 12:53 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >> Oops. That was PSPs, notPS3s. Sorry about that.
> >> > Either way, Linux capable does not mean Linux is being put on them.
> >> > There are billions of Linux capable PCs out there that are running
> >> > Windows. Fussing overPS3sis a lost cause. Get people to use Linux on
> >> > their desktop instead.
> >> People own these boxes and use them for a period of something like 5 years
> >> (judging by the PS2). Linux is always there, it's free, and it keeps
> >> improving rapidly (the various PS3 builds are not static). When PS3 owners
> >> get bored with the games they have bought, it's likely that some of them
> >> will try that 'free thingie' that turns their console into a PC which allows
> >> them to write documents and browser the Web on a large plasma screen with
> >> surround sound (as time goes by, TVs will improve also).
> > It is not likely, and it hasn't happened. The PS2 could run Linux too,
> > and that didn't happen, and it was a much better seller. XBox360 is
> > killing the PS3 right now, but they aren't going to be Windows
> > machines either. They're used exclusively for game consoles.
> It's the Nintendo Wii that appears to be taking a comfortable lead. You're
You're correct about the Wii, but incorrect about me being incorrect.
I said the XBox360 is doing much better than the PS3, no mention of