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Craig Bruce's Top Linux Quotes

Craig Bruce's Top Linux Quotes

Try these, for example, LinuxWorld's top five culled from Bruce's engaging site:

Loquacious Linus Torvalds

"Really, I'm not out to destroy Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional side effect."

Linus Torvalds, September 28, 2003


Prescient Rob Pike

"The big computer industry battle of the future will be waged between Linux and Windows NT."

Rob Pike, researcher at Lucent Technologies Inc.'s Bell Labs unit, March 18, 1999


Down-to-Earth Daniel Dvorkin

"Complaining that [Linux] doesn't work well with Windows is like ... oh, say, evaluating an early automobile and complaining that there's no place to hitch up a horse."

Daniel Dvorkin, July 28, 2003 


Stymied Scott Carr

"Where I work, there are several developers that are worried about their VB, Visual C++ Knowledge not being able to transfer well to GNU/Linux. They fail to see the fact that Microsoft is the one that made it to where their knowledge was Microsoft centric. They have each come to the conclusion that it is Linux developers' fault for not having programming IDEs that meet the needs of 'Today's IT Staff'."

Scott Carr


Defiant Michael Park

"But it is not necessarily wise to write off the skinny kid with the sling quite yet."

Michael Y. Park, October 1, 2003 
[commenting on OpenOffice vs. Microsoft Office]

 

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