[NBLUG/talk] eee pc

Bob Blick bobblick at ftml.net
Tue Mar 18 09:27:04 PDT 2008

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 09:10:09 -0700, "Bill Kendrick" <nbs at sonic.net>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 08:04:39AM -0700, steven smith wrote:

> > that 60% of their sales of the eeepc will be XP based machines.
> Anyway, what's MORE interesting is that this means 40% of their systems
> will continue to be Linux-based.  That's nearly 1/2.  And these things
> are apparently flying off shelves.  (So far, the Linux-only ones.)

Funny, I was going to make the same point. Here's the headline:

"Linux Grabs 40% Market Share"

When will Microsoft start enforcing Vista, or have they decided to allow
XP sales indefinitely?

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