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The tanking economy and OSS

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 205.208.133.95] on November 23, 2008 05:52 AM
Yet if people would bother looking at past downturns of the economy you'd see that very few people switched then, they just put off upgrades. Exactly like what will happen now.

FOSS won't be replacing any Windows oriented installs until it realizes that it has to be better than what it is replacing. I'd imagine the existing Unix installs may go FOSS, but the FOSS userland still has a lot of work required to be able to compete with the Windows userland.

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