[Wolves] I'm sure no-one will want to crow about this but... only (Ubuntu) Linux survived

Andy Wootton andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk
Tue Apr 1 20:50:53 BST 2008

David Goodwin wrote:
> Andy Wootton wrote:
>> http://www.gadgetell.com/tech/comment/vista-falls-linux-pwns-this-years-cansecwest/ 
>> Windows Vista is getting better though. It's now reasonably safe as 
>> log as you don't run applications on it.
>> This is a definite step up from NT being safe as long as you didn't 
>> connect it to a network :-)
> I'm not sure it's really all that indicative. Which would you prefer - 
> a Ford Focus running diesel (Ubuntu), a Ford Focus running Petrol (Vista) 

> OR a Jaguar XK8 (Mac Air thing)?
(but only one seat.) I know it wasn't very scientific. The 'players' 
could only win one of the machines but they won more cash if they were 
fast.  They are likely to have gone for the high value machine and the 
easy target before Ubuntu but let's not allow the facts to get in the 
way of a good story.


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