[ILUG] is windows dying?
Steven Satelle (Service Desk)
Steven.Satelle at aer-rianta.ie
Wed Jul 7 12:19:57 IST 2004
kevin lyda wrote:
> what would happen if i posted a message with that subject on a windows
> users group?
> i'd be flamed to a crisp, that's what. and deservedly so.
> if people are concerned with the direction linux is going in - and i
> suggest that any one of us only has a limited view of that - could they
> at least not use such alarmist subject lines?
Your right, and I'm sorry. I was just having a mind funk at the weekend when
I wrote the original message. A better header would have been "Is linux
moving in the wrong direction" or "Is all the corporate sponsership really
good for linux"
No actually, I cant think of any good header that isnt flamebait. perhaps I
shouldnt have sent it. hindsight is always a wee bit better. But I truely
felt at the time that the direction linux was moving in was away from its
'open' history and towards a more 'closed' one (not moving away from the gpl
which it cant). just more of a model of, you can get the source but you have
to pay me first.
Either way, I was wrong, I just saw a couple of small items and made a major
deduction from it.
And there are no windows user groups :-)
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