[Linux4christians] Why you should support Mac OS X and Linux

Pastor David pastordavid at bibleseven.com
Sat Mar 28 09:30:51 EDT 2009


As in politics and marketing the numbers can vary widely 
depending on
who is controlling the counting.

Follow the money and then ask who benefits from numbers that 
are
abnormally-low for Linux & Mac -- despite record growth of 
both in
recent years.

 > Samuel Clough wrote:
> Actually I think the Mac number goes up quite a bit when you also 
> segregate the market into home computing vs. enterprise computing. 
>  There are an awful lot of homes now using Macs, but the numbers 
> probably don't reflect it when they include business desktops.
> 
> 2009/3/27 Fred A. Miller <fmiller at lightlink.com 
> <mailto:fmiller at lightlink.com>>
> 
>     Raoul Snyman wrote:
>>     Last I checked, Mac OS X had around a 5% market share, and Linux had much
>>     less than that (among consumers). I can feel that many PHBs look at this
>>     small number and think "5%? Why should I support a whole new platform when
>>     I could just blow some more money on brand advertising?"
>>
>>     http://blog.wolfire.com/2008/12/why-you-should-support-mac-os-x-and-linux/
>>       
>     Well, the number for here in the US is much more than that, and even
>     greater in Europe and Asia.
> 
>     Fred


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