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VNUNet.com: Linux and W2K set for head to head

Dec 28, 1999, 07:19 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lisa Kelly)

"Last week it became apparent that, following the announcement of a code freeze on the 2.4 Linux kernel version, its release would go head to head with Microsoft's 17 February launch of Windows 2000."

"Peter Lemon, analyst at IDC said: "I'm sure Linux is going to do whatever it can to steal Windows 2000 thunder. That's the fun part."

"Colin Tenwick, vice president and general manager European operations for Red Hat, confirmed that the kernel would be released formally to the Linux community the same time as Windows 2000."

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