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Re: [SLE] Novell reports loss
  • From: Ben Rosenberg <red.kryptonite@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 28 May 2005 14:44:03 -0700
  • Message-id: <e8fb479305052814447640204f@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 5/28/05, Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Saturday 28 May 2005 23:14, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
> > Well, following that train of thought then what would explain the
> > Australian University that I just read about that got rid of their
> > Debian lab in favor of an OS X lab?
> A donation?


> As long as OS X is tied to an overly expensive hardware platform it will never
> be more than a niche player, no matter how good it is. For the same reason
> you will always see more Toyotas and Hondas than Ferraris or BMWs on the
> streets


> If IBM would price the POWER platform more reasonably though, I would leap at
> it. Those chips really are nice



"There is no need to teach that stars can fall out of the sky
and land on a flat Earth in order to defend religious faith."

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