Windows or Linux? A case of machine ignorance

By Andy Oram
February 27, 2009 | Comments: 2

Our artist at O'Reilly was spell-checking the text in a drawing and got this recommendation from Adobe Illustrator CS3, running on his Mac:

Perhaps Adobe is little behind the times, not recognizing Linux as a word, but where did the recommendation come from? I don't want to believe in corporate conspiracies, but wonder whether the software could be smart enough to know that "host" in that context refers to a computer system.

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Interesting. And it's a Mac machine. How ironic.

Simply shocking. Still, Linux will prevail and M$ will flounder.

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