Thom writes Has the Desktop Linux Bubble Burst?
And the main reason is this one. High Quality* Open Source software NEEDS payed developers. Read why GTK+ is stuck
Microsoft may charge you for software, but also hires employees to work on it. And proffesionalism comes easier in a payed environment. Face it or die
* I strongly believe it should either be High Quality or NOT AT ALL. It’s 2007 face it