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InfoWorld: Desktop revolutions

Dec 04, 2001, 14:05 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell C. Pavlicek)

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"Things change quickly in the computer world. If one human year equals seven in the life of a dog, then it must be 20 in the life of a computer. Five years constitutes ancient history in this industry. Beyond that, no one can seem to remember how things used to get done.

So what does this mean with regard to Linux? It means claims that Linux will never make it to the corporate desktop have to be seen from the perspective of computer time. Every five years to seven years or so, everything on the corporate desktop changes -- absolutely everything. Today's software Cadillacs are tomorrow's boat anchors."

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