[Linux-aus] Nomination for Ordinary Committee Members

James Purser purserj at k-sit.com
Fri Jan 6 04:33:01 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 02:56 +1030, David Lloyd wrote:
> Unix == skills
> Apple == skill
> Microsoft == Marketing
> Who has the desktop?
> The punters don't give a flying f(*()*()*()*()*)(ck about
> technicalities. They buy the marketing hype.
> I know a salesperson who can sell the biggest pile of crap, but it still
> sells...
> DSL 

I'd hazard to say that Microsoft's dominance today can be more
attributed to inertia and ignorance that clever marketing. Sure
marketing plays a part but as the saying goes "Nobody ever got fired for
buying Microsoft".

James Purser
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