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Internetnews.com: China to be Stronghold for Open Source

Nov 06, 2002, 18:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Liu)

"The People's Republic of China is emerging as one of the world's strongholds for the Linux operating system.

"According to a new report from Evans Data, nearly two-thirds of those Chinese developers that were surveyed (65 percent) expect to write an application for Linux in the next year. Close to half (44 percent) have already done so.

"The study also revealed the use of Linux as the primary host OS are expected to jump by 175 percent next year. About one in eight (11 percent) Chinese developers say their primary OS target will be Linux compared with 4 percent this year..."

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