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Brief report on Atlanta Linux Showcase by Eric Lee Green

Oct 26, 1998, 12:50 (1 Talkback[s])

There were real people at ALS -- people with money. System administrators. Technical directors. Company presidents. Consultants. We were approached by people wanting some big-time Linux systems...

A Microsoft guy came wandering by our booth, looked at the Mandelbrots running in real time... and shook his head. "What's this?" he asked, "All these windows and graphics and everything. When they said Linux was a Unix clone, I came in here expecting to see a bunch of dumb terminals."

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