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macintosh flamewar in a nutshell

Grumpy points me to a glowing, happy Salon article, Hallelujah, the Mac is back. This is an interesting article that raises a number of interesting points. More entertaining, however, are the reactions to that article, as selected by Salon. These letters read like a summary of every Mac vs. PC flamewar ever, distilled down to the essence, and without the profanity. I love it. You can tell if you are a Mac lover or a hater just by reading the two pages (so far, anyway) of letters. This article does repeat the Mac-is-inherently-safer meme, which one of the haters takes issue with. I like to think that he missed the point.

Written on Feb 2, 2005.

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