Re: Dvorak Online: Killing Linux?
From: ray (ray_at_zianet.com)
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 19:09:24 -0700
On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 20:48:42 +0000, Bryan wrote:
> "Not sure if columnist John C. Dvorak is trying to help Microsoft or
> inflame the entire Linux user base. In either case, he makes a very
> compelling argument for how Microsoft could seemingly join the Linux
> movement while simultaneously putting a stake through its heart. At the
> heart of his plan is how Linux does (or doesn't) support hardware drivers.
> This is, apparently, Microsoft's entree. It's a fascinating read for
> Windows users and one that should send shivers up the spine of any Linux
> Hmmmm...for some reason I'm not shivering. I'd be curious as to more
> seasoned Linux veterans' take on this. There seems to be a lot of
> assumptions going on here. Of course, I heard pundits claiming Linux would
> die years ago. ;-)
It's based on a false premise to begin with - that Linux is having trouble
with hardware support.