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Computerworld: Linux growth snowballs as big boys join the throng

Feb 27, 1999, 17:59 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ellen Cresswell)

The article will appear on this months cover of idg's Computerworld (Australia) magazine

"The tall poppy syndrome could well be to blame for the rise and rise of Linux, which has also become the darling of the open source code movement. While it once was said that Unix would be the biggest threat to Microsoft's ownership of the desktop, the same people are now saying Linux could take that role."

"Ellen Cresswell and Laura Mason in Australia, and in the US, spoke to Linux users for an update on the market's view"

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