[Fwd: Critical "Times" article on Linux]
Bruce Perens wrote,
> "The Times", a respected British newspaper, published an article that
> was offensively critical of Linux in its Sunday edition.
For those interested (I just HAD to read this...) you can find it at
( <- I had to register to get that number, but I can't see that it
matters if others use it :). Pick 'Innovation' from the contents on the
The article is a pretty tired editorial rant about Linux being
flavour-of-the-month in geek-world, and a giant step backwards from
Microsoft's offerings which are the 'way of the future' (you know, a
computer isn't anything beyond its user interface). It is short,
blatantly opinionated and contains no facts, so I doubt it will make any
difference to anyone.
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"The Times", a respected British newspaper, published an article that was
offensively critical of Linux in its Sunday edition.
I urge Debian users and developers to _not_ respond to this article.
If you must respond, please do not represent yourself as having anything
to do with Debian.
When you're in a fight with an idiot, it's difficult for other people to
tell which one the idiot is.
Debian Project Leader
Bruce Perens K6BP Bruce@Pixar.com 510-215-3502
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