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PC World News: Torvalds: Where Linux Leads

Jun 18, 1999, 13:04 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elinor Mills Abreu)

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"Linux inventor talks about the upcoming 3.0 kernel, which software he runs, and why Microsoft (eventually) will hop on the bandwagon."

"Over a Mexican food lunch, Torvalds talked with IDG News Service about the open-source revolution."

"There's never really been a road map. In the sense that the Linux user base has been changing fairly rapidly, making a five-year plan just would not work. A year ago the main user for this was still on a kind of technical workstation, a small-scale Web server. And suddenly the enterprise-like large-scale computing came ... So we're moving on to doing better and better things and it's not really planned. It's more of a reaction to what people need."

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