Getting a fair deal?
shadoi at nanovoid.com
Wed Aug 30 13:15:52 MDT 2006
On Aug 30, 2006, at 11:45 AM, Hill, Greg wrote:
>> How is that monopolistic? They took a great idea and maid their own
>> version of it. I'm not suggesting that it doesn't suck for the little
>> man, but it is not unethical. It's a dog-eat-dog world out there in
>> the world of competition. If Konfabulator's is better, people will
>> use it over Dashboard. If it's not, they won't.
> Yeah, tell that to Netscape circa 2000. People will accept what's
> pre-installed a lot more often than seeking out something better.
Microsoft also has a monopoly. You'll find the Mac and Windows
software markets are pretty different beasts.
> I hate 'em both, but I keep XP as my main desktop so I can play games.
> I'd love to use Linux as my desktop. Sadly I doubt that day will ever
> come because video card manufacturers are never going to open-source
> their drivers, and linux kernel hackers aren't going to provide a
> reliable binary driver model. I think that'd be the first step to
> getting more game developers on-board, but maybe I underestimate the
Here's a good start: http://www.intellinuxgraphics.org/
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