Posted by: macintoshsisters | December 15, 2006

And the battle rages on

And the battle rages on
C. Marc Wagner – Services Development Specialist, Indiana University “An education IT veteran”

I just finished reading Chris Dawson’s article “Will your students be using Linux in 2007?” and, as usual, I agree with him 100% — until he says

“Businesses who have successfully made the switch to Linux often have a culture that caters to said enthusiasts and/or have dumped enough effort into training to get users up to speed.”

His statement goes to the core of the problem with this debate — and the misunderstanding that surrounds the debate. Linux was invented to offer an alternative to UNIX — not Windows. It does everything UNIX does — INCLUDING running browsers and personal productivity suites.

Full article at ZDNet

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