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CNN: Top 10 IT news stories of 1998

Dec 15, 1998, 22:13 (0 Talkback[s])

Linux took off into mainstream hype early in the year, with industry notables like Netscape.

And the open source software movement that has refined and enhanced Linux under Torvalds' watchful eye is now being seen as a model for software development that gives the developer community at large a say in shaping platforms that seek de-facto standard status.

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