July 27th, 2005, 11:47
Food for thought ...

whether you prefer Linux, BSD, or Solaris is fundamentally immaterial when the choice is Unix or Windows -- helping an employer choose to install and use any Unix variant grows everybody's market. Remember, there are bad guys -- companies that value money over progress -- in the race, but if you work with Red Hat the enemy isn't Sun; and if you work with OS X the enemy isn't Linux. For any Unix, the enemy is Microsoft.

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[He's not too careful with names (eg: PostgreSQL becomes PostGres), but his argument is sound, I think. -bmw]