On Wed, 28 May 2008 19:54:59 -0700, The Ghost In The Machine wrote:
> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Moshe, Goldfarb. <brickn.stravv@xxxxxxxxx>
> on Wed, 28 May 2008 22:23:40 -0400
>> On Thu, 29 May 2008 01:53:59 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> It's the Big Lie.
>> As in LIEnix....
> There is the possibility we're doing just that, in believing that Linux
> and/or Linux-based solutions will ever be superior to [*] the
> Microsoft-pushed variants.
> However, I suspect Linux will go down fighting.
.. and does Linux have to go down at all?
> [*] in terms of a generic concept; of course Linux the kernel is
> superior to the Windows Win32 crap. However, that doesn't mean success
> any more than a powerful turbine engine will ever be placed in a car
> that can be sold to the casual motorist.
NO, it doesn't mean success. If fact it seems just the opposite.
Microsoft seems to have been able to crush the previous superior
offerings, except Apple.