“Give me your tired, your poor. Your huddled masses yearning to break free.”
It's funny that on the same day that I wrote, Hey Apple, What About iLinux?, that Apple announced that they will no longer attend or participate in MacWorld Expo and Jobs won't deliver the keynote address.

I guess my little rant about abandoning the Mac OS for Linux doesn't sound so far-fetched now does it?

You Mac-addicted people can lug your iBooks to OpenSource World since your awesome OS is a combination of two open source systems (FreeBSD and Mach 3.0 microkernel). You'll be right at home and everyone will be glad to see you. This may be the end of MacWorld Expo but you still have a place to go.

While you're at OpenSource World maybe you'll beat your swords into plowshares and begin working toward a Mac OS X replacement that involves Linux. You oppose it now but soon you'll have to embrace Linux as Apple focuses more on what it's really best at: Gadgetry.

Remember that name, iLinux. Catchy and Applesque.

Call now to setup those hotel and flight reservations for OpenSource World: You don't want to miss out on the fun.

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