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Where Will Linux Be in 20 Years?

Apr 07, 2011, 17:12 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"'Linux itself really has no roadmap or grand plan persay, it sort of has a direction in which it is blowing," Zemlin told InternetNews.com. 'What makes Linux so great is that there are so many self-forming communities around Linux that use a single kernel to address so many different market segments.'

"Zemlin noted that Linux usage ranges from servers, to desktops, to mobile and embedded consumer electronics.

"'There has never been an operating system that has successfully made those leaps,' Zemlin said. 'In particular there has never been an operating system that has made those leaps and still kept a consistent kernel.'"

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