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InfoWorld: Linux's '60s technology, open-sores ideology won't beat W2K, but what will?

Jun 21, 1999, 11:02 (91 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Metcalfe)

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"Why do I think Linux won't kill Windows? Two reasons. The Open Source Movement's ideology is utopian balderdash. And Linux is 30-year-old technology.

"The Open Source Movement reminds me of communism. Richard Stallman's Marx rants about the evils of the profit motive and multinational corporations. Linus Torvalds' Lenin laughs about world domination."

"Unix and the Internet turn 30 this summer. Both are senile..."

"W2K is software also from the distant past -- VAX/VMS for Windows. But it will overpower Linux. NT, now approaching 23x6 availability, is already overpowering Linux."

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