Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Terry Porter belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
>> Mine are coming from my very popular EEEPC900 hardware mod, (which works
>> with both GNU/Linux and Windows).
>> Naturally the trolls will claim we have Linux sites and so our stats are
>> skewed towards Linux.
>> So That means that either:-
>> 1) There are more Linux netbooks than Windows netbooks contrary to what
>> the trolls claim because half the visitors are using Linux compared to
>> 2) Linux is far more prevalent on the desktop than the Wintrolls claim
>> because half the visitors are using Linux compared to Windows
>> They can't have it both ways.
> They can have it any way, until you can factor out your site bias.
> Your site is geared to Linux users.
Not really. It *only* has *two* articles so far:-
1) External antenna connector on a EEEPC900
2) WiFi bridge link testing
Neither article is about Linux any more than it is about Windows.
Have you actually seen them ?
Even if my site *was* about Linux, 60% of the visitors are Windows users,
what does that tell you ?
> It may well be that /everyone/ who visits your site is a Linux user, but
> some of them are browsing from work
That's a lot of people not working as they should...
> or are still more comfortable with
Even so, that only makes Windows *twice* as common as Linux according my
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008