Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
> $3 Windows a threat to Linux?
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Meanwhile, in the embedded market, Microsoft attempted to counter
> | the low costs of using embedded Linux with a $3 Windows CE licensing
> | program launched back in 2003.
They can't even *give* it away. LOL!
No wonder they use OEM lock-ins to "deploy" their software, it's
virtually the only way they'd ever shift it.
"Unlike North America and, to some extent, Western Europe, the rest of
the world isn't addicted to Microsoft's offerings," he adds. "They can
see with far clearer eyes than most Americans that Windows is not the
be-all and end-all of operating systems."
> Just look how dominant Linux devices have become since.
| I found [Vista] to be a dangerously unstable operating system,
| which has caused me to lose data ... unfortunately this product
| is unfit for any user. - [H]ardOCP, <http://tinyurl.com/3bpfs2>
Fedora Core release 5 (Bordeaux) on sky, running kernel 2.6.20-1.2312.fc5
21:27:09 up 3 days, 18:59, 2 users, load average: 0.14, 0.34, 0.42