King County Journal: 'Soft Talk: A Linux 'Uprising' in Microsoft's Back Yard
Apr 30, 2003, 07:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cydney Gillis)
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"When one bus wasn't enough, another was hired to carry the 85
"Their destination Saturday was the annual Linux Fest Northwest,
a day-long conference devoted to the open-source operating system
that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer once called a 'cancer.'
"More than 600 people showed up for the event from Washington,
British Columbia, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. That compares to
millions who show up at work every day and turn on a computer with
"Still, says Tim Lee, the 24-year-old president of Pogo Linux
Inc., it's a sign of Linux's growing momentum, even on the Redmond
software giant's home turf..."
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