[SATLUG] What All Systems has to say about Linux

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Thu Jan 17 02:53:14 CST 2008


Brad Knowles wrote:
> On 1/16/08, Chris Lemire wrote:
>
>>  Do you not use Linux for a desktop computer?
>
> No, I use Mac OS X.
>
> But my point was that when people were talking about how hard it would
> be to switch from Windows to Linux on the desktop, it is completely
> and totally inappropriate to refer them to the Supercomputing Top 500
> list to "prove" to them that Linux is a viable OS.

I know I'm asking for it, but ok, Brad... how do you figure that it's
inappropriate to refer to the Supercomputing Top 500 list (which has 85%
of all Servers in the top 500 running Linux)?




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