meyerri at westnet.com.au
Tue Dec 18 15:28:09 WST 2007
Not that the Eee is the first LLinux product, there's also
On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 14:29 +0900, Paul Antoine wrote:
> When people talk of the so-called lack of penetration of desktop Linux
> I'd like them to remember just how far Linux and FOSS have come.
> For those who don't remember the switch from vendor-specific proprietary
> OS's to Unix I would point out that it took some 14+ years after Unix
> was written for it to begin to be considered a "serious" server
> platform. Software changes fast, but IT departments do not ;-)
> I remember wanting to use Linux as the basis for IT products back in
> 1994/1995 at which point people thought I was crazy... now a consumer PC
> with broad distribution and strong marketing relies on Linux!
> 2008 will be a great year yet for FOSS I suspect,
> Garry wrote:
> > Saw the Linux powered Eee in today's West Australian..
> > In a Myer advertisement.. $499..
> > 8^)
> > Garry
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