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Re: [News] Winodows Evangelist/Fanatic (Pirillo) Foresees the Rise of Competing Platforms

On Sat, 14 Oct 2006 10:02:41 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> Vista Will Double Apple's Market Share 
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| Remember how you felt when you saw "The Phantom Menace" for the first time?
>| I was overwhelmingly disappointed. That's exactly how Windows Vista RC1 
>| makes  me feel, and that's not very likely to change between now and when 
>| the OS goes gold. Before now, there wasn't a viable "Google" or "Firefox" 
>| for the Windows platform. Between Apple's Boot Camp and Parallels, you're
>| going to have to make a strong argument to keep people from finally
>| making the switch. And you wanna know the worst part of this
>| entire situation?
>| Microsoft, in each and every instance, has been its own worst enemy. 
> `----
> http://www.computerpoweruser.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles/archive/c0611/44c11/44c11.asp&guid=8CF5E5CB35CB42E1857F6F42970E2A2C
> http://tinyurl.com/ya7x59
> He seems fascinated by Linux, Compiz/XGL in particular. He has had Linux
> installled, too. When keen advocate turn their backs on Windows, this means
> something. He is one among many.

XGL is a great solution, as i've said before.  It really makes X usable,
compared to the sludgey mess that X has always been on Linux.

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