[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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