A Future So Bright
Sep 16, 2010, 12:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
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"There's been a good deal of discussion about my last post about
why Linux shouldn't be trying to win. That's gratifying, because
discussion like that leads to a reassessment of the overall goals
of Linux and other free and open source software (FOSS)
"At the same time, I don't want to give people the impression
that I wasn't excited about what the future for Linux will hold.
It's the anticipation of what lies ahead that makes me want to
examine the direction Linux is going.
"One of the catalysts for my excitement is a slide that was
presented during an Ohio LinuxFest presentation from HP's Phil
Robb: "This is the Year of the Irrelevance of the Desktop." Robb
presented a slide which displayed just how far computing has come,
and just how far it will go, with Linux riding the wave."