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[OT] Re: what's the killer app for GNU/Linux systems?

On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 03:39:55PM -0800, Francis Healy wrote:
>    The classic definition of the killer app is the one program that justifies
>    the entire cost of the computer. 

The only ones I can think of were "Visi Calc" for the Apple II
and Pagemaker for the Mac.

AFA GNU/Linux is concerned I don't know. Maybe the answer lies in the
What was the killer app for Unix?

" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.

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