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From: "D P Ingram" <[log in to unmask]>
> Do you think that this will lead to more solutions being developed
> with Linux/Apple rather than just the Windows monopoly with all of
> its inherrent system risks that can occur (or greater overall
> management overhead)?
Well, Apple is now using Intel-made CPU's, and Linux is supposed to
However, the applicable question here, since creating/merchandising
software is part of business (except for a few amateurs for whom it
is an avocation rather than a vocation...) is this:
Can programs created specifically for non-Wintel systems generate
the necessary sales to ensure profitability...?!
Steven C. Barr