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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 23 Nov 2011 11:13 : \____
> High Plains Thumper wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> And let's remember *trends*. In every area including HPC Linux keeps
>>> gaining. Microsoft won't leap above 1% in mobile or HPC... it's more
>>> likely to just go extinct or carry on burning a hole in Microsoft's
>>> pocket, which already has billions in /borrowed/ and /shareholders'/
>> Linux is dominating in the server and mobile market, which only leaves
>> the desktop market. This is Microsoft's and to a lesser degree Apple's
>> bread-and-butter, which explains why all the FUD against the Linux
>> desktop in this newsgroup and other Linux forums. It also explains why
>> those who favour Linux and/or disfavour Windows or OSX are under
>> personal attack.
> Well, the Microsoft lovers push the 1% thing, where the large
> already-installed mass of Windows boxes serves to push the idea
> that Microsoft is still overwhelming Linux.
> As one past poster, Matt, noted, of more relevance is the trend in
> actually installs/sales now, rather than the integration of numbers from
> minus infinity to the present.
> This author still sticks to her guns regarding current numbers, in spite
> of attacks:
> You have to read deep into the comments.
> Speaking of attacks:
*Microsoft* is at 1%... at phones, HPC, etc.
Linux people just don't use MSFT-flavoured propaganda like Microsoft does.
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz, Research Fellow
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