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[vox] Okay, funny quote from Slate article (on Linux / Mac on desktop)
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[vox] Okay, funny quote from Slate article (on Linux / Mac on desktop)

So Slashdot points to an article over at Slate which talks about Linux
possibly overtaking Apple in desktop marketshare:

  obURL:  http://slate.msn.com/id/2084727/

I found this line pretty damned funny:

  Or, for $248, you can buy a brand new, ready-to-use Linux desktop computer
  from Wal-mart.com.  The bargain-basement price is possible because Torvalds
  and other Linux programmers don't demand license fees.  [...]
  As a brand, Linux is anti-corporate and anti-consumerist, but skip the
  neo-Marxist gift economy theories that have sprung up around Torvalds.
  He's more like the Crazy Eddie of software: His prices are insaaane!

I feel like making a new t-shirt. ;^)


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