[CentOS] OT: linux desktop market share more than 1%

Jerry Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Fri Oct 8 18:29:02 EDT 2010


On 10/08/2010 03:25 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> On 10/8/2010 4:09 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>    
>> But OS X can legally only run on Apple (tm$$$) systems, where Linux can
>> run on *anything* and anybody's inexpensive hardware.
>>      
> Apple hardware is fairly priced when compared on quality.  Yes, there
> are cheap POS PCs that compare favorably on features with Apple hardware
> at a lower cost.  I've used many such.  They often break more readily,
> or fail to satisfy on some other level.  There's more to a PC than spec
> list.
>    
[snip]

Apple runs commodity hardware that is essentially identical to everyone 
else's - just priced 3X more.

Hardware quality **IS NOT** the difference between a Mac and everyone else.

-- 
Benjamin Franz



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