Selling Linux to Windows Users

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Dec 11 16:46:26 UTC 2008

Mark Haney wrote:

> The linux world, on the other hand, with it's 'do one thing, but do it
> right' mentality WRT it's tools, doesn't have the same scenario facing
> it.  Python 3 was released recently which breaks everything previous,
> but that doesn't render EVERYTHING broken immediately.  The migration
> can be at a much more measured pace.

That's a rather special case, as Python may well be the only computer 
language every written which _explicitly_ states that new versions will  
not be backward compatible.


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