Re: Windows vs. Linux
On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 09:49:32PM -0800, Bruce Burhans wrote:
> Someone asked me what the difference between Windows and Linux was,
> and I presumed to answer:
> Windows grew out of the work of self-involved gameplayers, and
> Linux grew out of the work of people
> concerned with using the computer to make the world a better place.
> That's my impression, anyway.
Not really :)
IMHO, Windows grew out of MS-DOS with influence of Apple OS.
AFAICT, Linux grew out of need for an _affordable_ and free POSIX kernel
so that you don't have to spend billions just to run UNIX like