OT - IDC Explains Linux Went Right

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Apr 16 19:55:46 UTC 2008

Michael Leone wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> wrote:
>>  Except that what is released to the "corporate environment" doesn't
>>  _have_ "ridiculous code names".
> Apparently, not everyone agrees with you ... I used to have a boss who
> would tell me, "Perception *is* reality". IOW, doesn't matter if the
> releases don't *officially* have the code name .. since (almost)
> everyone refers to them by the code name, effectively speaking, they
> *do* have the code name.

No, they don't - any more than Vista = Longhorn.  Yes, I understand
the "perception is reality" argument, but (a) you will never get anybody
officially connected to Ubuntu to use a code name for a released product
and you won't find official CDs with a code name, and (b) this list is a
really bad source to base your conclusion.

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