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Novell's Jack Messman thinks Microsoft Vista is going to be so expensive that it's going to make users think hard about switching to Linux instead.
You know something? He's right.
Vista certainly won't cost a penny less than XP Pro, but there's more to Vista's cost than just the list price. You also have to have the hardware that can run it.
Desktop Linux is never going to have a better chance than it will in the next eighteen months.