[clug] Fw: How to prove that Linux is better?

David Tulloh david at tulloh.id.au
Sat Mar 22 01:40:38 GMT 2008

Chris Smart wrote:
> Anyone got some ideas on how to address this one?
> ...
> In summary, how to prove that:
> - Linux does not suffer from virus and spyware problems like Windows 
> does. - Linux itself rarely fails complete
> - Linux is designed to be stable, safe and secure.

The first one is relatively easy, you can simply count the number of 
viruses and spyware issues for both platforms over a given time period.

The second one is much harder.  Every OS is designed to be stable but 
I'm not sure that I would say that Linux is designed to be safe.


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