[OT] Free software versus software idea patents
rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 13:31:51 EDT 2011
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 3:26 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> So what is that number? Anecdotes are unreliable; I would like to see
> the actual data. The only non-techie I personally know who uses Linux
> is my wife, and she only uses it because it's what's installed at
> home. My brother-in-law was a Linux fan at one time but has
The company where I work used to be a Windows shop exclusively, but
now we're migrating more and more to Linux. All my devo is now Linux,
and my boss is encouraging my coworkers to do the same. That's still
anecdotal data though.
We use Linux for technological reasons more than anything else.
Windows doesn't give us the power of iptables, for instance.
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