____/ cc on Thursday 29 November 2007 01:12 : \____
> On Nov 28, 6:51 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ____/ 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
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