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LinuxPlanet: Linux World Expo Turns Businesslike

Jan 31, 2002, 13:39 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

...The 2002 Linux World Expo in New York City is subdued, anything but packed, and clear in demonstrating that those companies met last year's goal -- a lot of them burned through all that money and then simply disappeared.

Other companies -- most other companies -- have a reduced, subdued presence. The .org pavilion, the place where all those companies actually got much of what they're trying to sell, is now limited to the back wall and one corner of the vast Jacob Javits Convention Center.

And even some well-known names in Linux, companies that have demonstrated considerable success, are entirely absent from this year's event. SuSE, for example, is not represented; Troll Tech was rumored to be in attendance, but no one could find them...

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