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Ottawa Citizen: Linus who? -- not quite as ruthless as Gates

Apr 21, 1999, 08:40 (2 Talkback[s])

Thanks to peter crane for this link.

"Linus Torvalds could be mistaken for a young Bill Gates. Both men are about the same height, have sandy brown hair, wear glasses and are fascinated by computers. Both control software running on computer systems around the world."

"That difference has made Mr. Torvalds, 29, a bit of a celebrity at computer trade shows, including Comdex, where he spoke Monday -- 90 minutes after Mr. Gates' flashy debut of Windows 2000."

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