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Re: Linux "Continues To Take Over The World"

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____/ TomB on Wednesday 21 Sep 2011 10:28 : \____

> On 2011-09-21, the following emerged from the brain of Roy Schestowitz:
>>
>> ____/ TomB on Monday 19 Sep 2011 22:41 : \____
>>
>>> On 2011-09-19, the following emerged from the brain of bbgruff:
> 
> 8<
> 
>>>> It's a bit like my feelings on browsers some 7 years or so ago.
>>>> At one point, I.E. user-share was in the order of 95% - and then
>>>> Firefox came along.  I said then that what I'd like to see was 4
>>>> or 5 browsers with a substantial share, but with *none* having a
>>>> share of more than 50%, and ideally less.
>>>>
>>>> We got that, though I.E. is still a tad on the high side - but
>>>> still going down.  Now I'd like to see it happen with OSs, both
>>>> desktop and mobile.  The key imo - Open Standards :-)
>>> 
>>> I just hope that Android doens't become the 'new Windows'...
>>
>> The main problem with Windows is not that it's widespread.
> 
> Well, all other problems are the result of that one problem ;-)

It magnifies the real problems, through scale. 

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