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How To Kill Open Source on the Desktop?
Contributed by: G3nu1n3, at 12/22/2004 07:59:00 PM.

Here is a interesting view point, presented by blogger Aaron J. Seigo

By porting Free Software to Windows one increases the number of valuable applications on that platform, and since application availability is a key factor in operating system usage, we can do the math pretty easily: if Windows has Microsoft applications plus the stable of Free Software apps while desktop Linux/BSD/etc has only the Free Software apps, why would anyone in their right mind switch to Linux/BSD (and incur the training and data migration costs) when they already have all the software they need and want right in front of them? They have no reason to. None. Ergo, they won't.

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