ZDNet: Is Linux Outgrowing Its Roots?
Aug 16, 2002, 03:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Farber)
[ Thanks to jorgerpo for
this link. ]
"The Linux world is growing up fast. Just look at who are the
keynote speakers for LinuxWorld: executives from Sun, Oracle, IBM
and Google. What happened to the real penguins who started this
revolution? Are they not worthy of the main stage? Has the penguin
gotten too cozy with the establishment for its own good? Or is it
simply learning to live in a world in which revenue and customer
lists are critical factors for success?
"We are entering a new phase in the evolution of Linux and open
source, in which the stakes are higher, capitalism rules, and
holding the community spirit together becomes much more