OT - IDC Explains Linux Went Right

p.daniels teeahr1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 15:53:33 UTC 2008


Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
> 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.
I'm still waiting for someone to explain to me what adobe huts have to 
do with graphic design. Very unprofessional, donchaknow, no wonder no 
one in the business world takes them seriously...

-pd-




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