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Watch out, parents - close the windows, and protect your kids. Ballmer is on the move again, this time to put the final nail into his own coffin.

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Created by bridget 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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dan4surf

6 years 41 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago

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I don't think windows will lose

I don't think windows will lose the battle with open source, at least not in the near future.

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kiba

6 years 41 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago

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I believe economics already dictate

I believe economics already dictate the winner here.

Free software are inherently cheaper because copyright law doesn't distort the software's price.

Since free software are often produced at about the same quality, it increase the network effects as they're freely distributed around.

Once they reach a breaking point, free software automatically win until the competitions adjust. However, the attitude of proprietary vendors suggest they will not change, thus they will die off.