[linux-elitists] Register: The truth about Palladium

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Mon Jul 1 03:00:19 PDT 2002

Quoting D. Joe Anderson (deejoe@raccoon.com):

> The FUD that the "Linux desktop is dead" could be a self-fulfilling
> meme.  If it gets spread around enough, enough people might believe
> it to make it true.

Noise.  The fundamental forces that drive open-source software are code,
licensing, and perceived self-interest.  The latter sometimes has a
faltering attention span, but eventually notices developments in the
other two.

Cheers,   The difference between common sense and paranoia is that common sense
Rick Moen     is thinking everyone is out to get you.  That's normal; they are.
rick@linuxmafia.com      Paranoia is thinking they're conspiring.  -- J. Kegler

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