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The Age: Hackers have Gates on the run

Jan 09, 1999, 15:56 (0 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Shagger for this link.

"The battle for your computer's hard drive is shaping up to be a contest between the mighty empire of Bill Gates and a loose cadre of devoted hackers."

"If Torvalds succeeds, computers and software will be cheaper, less likely to crash and generally better, the system's advocates claim. Microsoft's Windows is not the only software in the hackers' sights. The process used to create Linux can and is being used across the software spectrum. At risk is the revenue from every software program Microsoft sells, including its hugely profitable Office range of programs used by business."

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