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MacWEEK: Torvalds jumps to Linux 2.4

Aug 14, 1999, 22:33 (4 Talkback[s])
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"If you wanted to hear Linus Torvalds talk about the growth of Linux or sagaciously opine on the beauty of open source software, you came to the wrong keynote.

"Instead, the creator of the Linux operating system delivered an anti-keynote here Tuesday at LinuxWorld.

"He briefly outlined which features made the cut for the OS' next version, 2.4, and said he hopes to see it finished by year-end. Then, in true open-source style, he dedicated the rest of his time to answering questions. The technical but unscripted approach played well to his audience, which contained a large bloc of developers."

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