____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 29 November 2007 07:28 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ____/ cc on Thursday 29 November 2007 01:12 : \____
>>> On Nov 28, 6:51 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> ____/ cc on Wednesday 28 November 2007 11:16 : \____
>>>> > On Nov 27, 12:53 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >> Oops. That was PSPs, notPS3s. Sorry about that.
>>>> > Either way, Linux capable does not mean Linux is being put on them.
>>>> > There are billions of Linux capable PCs out there that are running
>>>> > Windows. Fussing overPS3sis a lost cause. Get people to use Linux on
>>>> > their desktop instead.
>>>> People own these boxes and use them for a period of something like 5 years
>>>> (judging by the PS2). Linux is always there, it's free, and it keeps
>>>> improving rapidly (the various PS3 builds are not static). When PS3 owners
>>>> get bored with the games they have bought, it's likely that some of them
>>>> will try that 'free thingie' that turns their console into a PC which
>>>> allows them to write documents and browser the Web on a large plasma
>>>> screen with surround sound (as time goes by, TVs will improve also).
>>> It is not likely, and it hasn't happened. The PS2 could run Linux too,
>>> and that didn't happen, and it was a much better seller. XBox360 is
>>> killing the PS3 right now, but they aren't going to be Windows
>>> machines either. They're used exclusively for game consoles.
>> It's the Nintendo Wii that appears to be taking a comfortable lead. You're
> Indeed, and PS3 is selling very well too since the last price cut.
> Speaking to friends, it appears to be the christmas console of choice.
> All the figures I've seen show Xbox360 in big trouble.
Unless you listen to WinTrolls (spin).
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