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Linux Extremism: Puts a Hurt on Linux and Nothing Else

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I have read the esteemed +Martin Gräßlin's post entitled Fanboys in Free Software and completely agree with his point of view. It is quite sad that the true innovators are hated with such vilification. To the point, I share with you today my own experience with Haters.

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece entitled The Ubuntu FOSS Community: Merely Chumps on the Outside Looking In. Now, mind you, most of my regular readership do take what I write in stride and the comments reflect that. (Image credit: nocookie.net)

To have used the word 'chump' is quite appropriate; here's a definition:

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