Windows, Linux, The Debate: which is best?
duncangareth at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jan 17 13:16:30 UTC 2006
Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>I'd like to quote a post from 2004 by Kelsey Bjarnason on alt.os.linux.
>When someone said Linux was always in the future:
(A very amusing and pertinent quote followed.)
>But I guess that's just one man's opinion, right?
>Cybe R. Wizard
I should like to add my 2c worth:
1. GNU/Linux software is more often than not developed for the love of
the technology, as opposed to other software where monetary gain is the
2. Windows is an overpriced form of neo-colonialist spyware which
consists of badly designed software overlaid with more badly designed
software overlaid with more badly designed software overlaid with ...
3. Compare the number of hits you get if you do a google search using
the following arguments:
a. +linux +security +problems -windows -microsoft
b. +windows +microsoft +security +problems -linux
This may not prove anything, but it is surely evocative.
4. The only time a GNU/Linux system needs a virus scanner is when it is
being used as a mail or proxy server for a Windows network.
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