from here.\n[URL]http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=13384[/URL]\n\nThe article says that while the Open Source community has made great \ngains over the years in quality and quantity, hardware designs have \nperhaps been overlooked.\n\nIt says that Apple and Microsoft make gains because many users do not \nactually want to make choices themselves, and like the easy choice of OS \nX or Windows.\n\n\nOr for the full article.\n[URL]http://www.osviews.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=658&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0[/URL]\n\n"The majority of computer users want many of the tough choices that \nmatter made for them so they can go ahead and make the easy ones as the \nneed arises."\n\n"Linux has an identity crisis of sorts today. What is it really? Is it \nthe kernel? Maybe it’s a particular distribution? Are all Linux distros \nthe same? If so, then why so many? If they are different, which one do I \nchoose? These are all questions easily answered by people who understand \nwhat Open Source software means, but they all are showstoppers to people \nwho don't. Rather than bother with the answers to these, they are likely \nto choose one of the more clear and simple choices, such as OS X or \nWindows."\n\nThe bits I've provided come across a bit negative, but it really is a \ngood article, I just snipped the bits I found most interesting.