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Re: Study: Linux Faces Long-Term Microsoft Challenge
Posted by: Jay Lyman 2006-09-12 19:24:50
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New research by a pair of Harvard University academics suggests that Linux will never be able to displace Windows based on the simple economics of Microsoft's head start and its continuing ecosystem advantages. In a paper titled, "Dynamic Mixed Duopoly: A Model Motivated by Linux vs. Windows," Harvard Business School researchers Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Pankaj Ghemawat argue that even if Linux achieves technical superiority and reaps the benefits of open source software development, Windows will stay on top.

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Posted by: cyber_rigger 2006-09-12 19:28:45 In reply to: Jay Lyman
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