2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?

Daniel Staal DStaal at usa.net
Thu Jul 21 18:06:05 UTC 2011

On Thu, July 21, 2011 1:11 pm, Chad Perrin wrote:
> If all they want is a toy with a Web browser and an email client, I guess
> that works for them.  I don't know if they really count for purposes of
> discussing the possible replacement of desktops and laptops, though,
> because what they really need is not a general-purpose personal computer
> at all.
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

One of the people I know uses this as his work laptop, running Excel,
Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, etc.  (Of course, he's not running Android at
that point...)  The 'laptop' is a tablet in a case with a bluetooth
keyboard.  He uses this _at his desk in the office, next to a desktop
computer._  (Because he can then take the work home with him, or bring it
to a meeting.)

Whether of not it's sane, it's being done.  ;)

Daniel T. Staal

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