On December 5, 2002, Google yielded the following top ten search results:
Linux Documentation Project
Linux Kernel Archives
- out of 56,600,000 results
Wall Street Journal
New England Journal of Medicine
British Medical Journal
THE Journal Onlne
Journal of Neroscience
Journal of Biological Chemistry
- out of 31,200,000 results
Google conducts its searches on more than 10,000 Linux servers.
Despair.com, purveyor of demotivating posters, calendars, mugs and other gift shop trivia, has included this poster among its latest raft of offerings:
The poster's web page says it's perfect for:
Amusing good natured Linux users.
Motivating hypercompetitive Mircosoft programmers who are under express orders from Gates to "Dismantle Linux".
Given Microsoft's anti-Linux track record, perhaps more than a few of these posters have found their way to Redmond.
Doc Searls is senior editor of Linux Journal.
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