Selling Linux to Windows Users

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Dec 11 10:14:51 UTC 2008

2008/12/10 Chris G <cl at>:
>> The difference here, Gilles, is that there _is_ Windows software for
>> which no Linux equivalent exists. Solidworks (CAD) for instance.
> I'm sure we can find lots of opposite examples, especially in the
> field of server type utilities and programs.
> It's a pointless argument IMHO.

Actually, it may be the most important argument.

I agree that there is much server software for Linux that will not run
on Windows. But as a desktop user, I don't need server software. I
need desktop software, and for Linux that is lacking.

Dotan Cohen


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