Archive for April, 2001

Why I use open source

April 21st, 2001 | No Comments »

I started using Linux almost two years ago. At the time I was experimenting with a number of operating systems including FreeBSD, BeOS and Linux. FreeBSD appeared to be the most stable of the group and was obviously better suited to a server environment. BeOS, on the other hand, was clearly built for a multimedia [...]

Open Source word processors fall short of the mark

April 5th, 2001 | No Comments »

First and foremost I am a journalist and while I can appreciate the level of development that goes into producing an “office suite”, it continues to amaze me that the combined strength of the open source development community is seemingly unable to come up with a word processor that meets even the most basic of [...]