Subject: Re: Competition by internal expertise for F/OSS vendors
From: simo <s@ssimo.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 01:00:10 +0000

On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 20:36 -0400, Alexander Wait Zaranek wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Rich Bodo <richbodo@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hard to say, this one looks a little more telling to me:
> >
> > http://www.google.com/trends?q=centos%2C+rhel%2C+suse%2C+debian%2C+ubuntu&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0
> >
> > Looks like Ubuntu is just kicking ass and taking mind-share.  Of course,
> > there is no telling what all that web traffic means in terms of market
> > share.
> >
> http://www.google.com/trends?q=redhat%2C+novell%2C+ubuntu%2Capple%2Cmicrosoft&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0
> 
> I have to agree!  I have the impression that Ubuntu is giving Apple
> and Microsoft genuine competition.  It's a little hard to believe for
> a commercial user of GNU since 1993.

Sorry but besides the woes of slashdot-type crowds I see little market
take by Ubuntu. How long before Canonical runs out of money ?

Simo.