If operating system ran air lines.

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UNIX Airways -
Everyone brings one piece of the plane along when they come
to the airport. They all go out on the runway and put the
plane together piece by piece, arguing non-stop about what
kind of plane they are supposed to be building.

Air DOS -
Everybody pushes the airplane until it glides, then they jump
on and let the plane coast until it hits the ground again.
Then they push again, jump on again, and so on ...

Mac Airlines -
All the stewards, captains, baggage handlers, and ticket agents
look and act exactly the same. Every time you ask questions
about details, you are gently but firmly told that you don't
need to know, don't want to know, and everything will be done
for you without your ever having to know, so just shut up.

Windows Air -
The terminal is pretty and colorful, with friendly stewards,
easy baggage check and boarding, and a smooth take-off. After
about 10 minutes in the air, the plane explodes with no warning

Windows NT Air -
Just like Windows Air, but costs more, uses much bigger planes,
and takes out all the other aircraft within a 40-mile radius
when it explodes.

Linux Air -
Disgruntled employees of all the other OS airlines decide
to start their own airline. They build the planes, ticket
counters, and pave the runways themselves. They charge a
small fee to cover the cost of printing the ticket, but you
can also download and print the ticket yourself. When you
board the plane, you are given a seat, four bolts, a wrench
and a copy of the seat-HOWTO.html. Once settled, the fully
adjustable seat is very comfortable, the plan leaves and
arrives on time without a single problem, the in-flight meal
is wonderful. You try to tell customers of the other
airlines about the great trip, but all they can say is, "You
had to do what with the seat?"

Thanks to J. Hovind

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