[PLUG] "Linux loses its luster as a darling among developers"

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Wed Nov 16 19:29:51 PST 2011


On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 05:37:04AM +0530, Shridhar Daithankar wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:13:48 PM Mayuresh wrote:
> > http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9221678/Linux_loses_its_luster_as_a_d
> > arling_among_developers
> > 
> > Don't know how one arrives at such numbers and what they mean to whom.
> 
> A race between 5.6% and 7.9% is irrelevant since that leaves out 86.5% out. It 
> might as well be noise caused by testing methods.
> 
> And its about primary platform.. so may be things are developed on OS X and 
> tested/ported to linux.
> 
> Too many details left out and too many possible conclusions to be drawn from a 
> very small article..

Commercial interests providing a view that is convenient to them to create
a suitable headline perhaps.

Mayuresh.



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