Linux Desktop Dominance - Guaranteed Step-by-Step Plan

Posted by bstadil on Jun 2, 2004 5:33 AM EDT; By Esko Woudenberg
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"Linux on the desktop will happen when this step by step process is followed. This editorial lays out a step by step process that guarantees dominance on the desktop. The business model may seem a bit familiar to some. I just can't seem to place where I've seen it before."

"Stop claiming that each version of Linux is an evolutionary improvement on the previous version. The computing populace has been trained to believe that throwing out a design because of serious flaws, and starting over with a 'complete re-write' that turns into a new version, makes the software even more desirable.

"Sell a really flaky distribution of Linux. Follow it several months later with a new version and claim that it is 20 times as reliable as the previous version. Market it as being a huge improvement, and forget it was junk to begin with..."

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