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 Talking about Linux

Doc Searls over at Linux Journal went out to sea (on a cruise) with some of the gurus in the Linux kernel world and came back with some interesting thoughts.

"As I write this, the creators of commercial OSes are laboring to anticipate forms of work that nobody is doing yet. Even OS X, which sits on a base of BSD, is being altered constantly to anticipate purposes nobody is pursuing yet. It's the same with Windows developers working on Vista, the Windows successor due for release next year. Theirs are products that practice Marketing 101 for consumer electronics: create something that mothers a need. For Apple it might be HD video editing. For Microsoft it might be multilayered Web services. For Linux it might be..."
Cruise Report 3: New Species Discovered at Sea

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Nov 14, 2005 )


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