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What's the best distribution?

On Wed, 06 Nov 2002 15:24:44 Jerry Feldman wrote:
> All is true. 
> Different distributions tend to be popular in different segments.
> Red Hat is the market leader. Some people refer to Linux 8.0 when they 
> really mean Red Hat. Like any market leader their distro it broadly 
> targeted. 
> SuSE tends to be preferred by engineers. 
> Mandrake by new users. 
> Debian is popular with the technical people and those who are very much 
> Open Source oriented. 
> Lindows is used by Wal Mart customers (I'll say no more).

These are not reasons for preferring one distribution over another.  They are 
arguments from authority.

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