And BTW, Apple started succeeding when it pushed it's fanboi's to the background and thus became mainstream enough to be accepted.
Linux desktop is very much alive...on thinclients
However, what is up with the obvious story troll? Are the
"...what is up with the obvious story troll?"
This is what the author was referring to when he mentioned "...the fierce ideology of the open-source community...". Dismissing non-believers as heretics/trolls makes you an ideologue and renders the platform unattractive to regular users. Your natural reaction to this will be to dismiss regular users as not worthy of Linux but nobody wants to adopt a platform that gets them trashed by smelly, overbearing, slogan-yelling hippies.
I would say the opposite. The world would be a far safer place to live if we didn't have guns at all.
Facts are funny things, and they say you are wrong...completely wrong.
A guy is given the power to shoot people, but not to blog or buy a beer (if he's under 21). Seems like a mixed message.
They're only allowed to shoot people on command.
You really have no idea exactly how much the average Marine is trusted with awesome responsibilities do you? Try going out and finding the truth instead of just spouting what your faggity little friends vapidly repeat at the coffehouse.
"Oh my! An `inflammatory attitude' in alt.flame? Never heard of such a thing..." -- Allen Gwinn, allen@sulaco.Sigma.COM