OT - IDC Explains Linux Went Right

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at yahoo.it
Mon Apr 14 15:31:37 UTC 2008


Michael Leone wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:20 AM, p.daniels <teeahr1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Billie Walsh wrote:
>>  > http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/04/11/idc-explains-linux-went-right
>>  >
>>  > "*IDC RESEARCHERS* reckon that the Linux market will be worth almost $50
>>  > billion by 2011."
>>  >
>>  > <snip>
>>  >
>>  > "Now if only they could drop ridiculous code names like Gutsy Gibbon and
>>  > Loquacious Lemur, they'd be home and dry. ยต
>>  Exactly. I move we all switch to sensible names like iNoun, Longhorn,
>>  and, uh... Yahoo!
> 
> well ... Longhorn was a code name, not an official release name.
> That's a bit different ...

Vista is not a code name and one of google definitions for it is: a view 
of the countryside... as nice as it may be, what's to suggest it's an 
operating system? :D

(not that suggesting it would make it anything like a real one...)

I.





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