Wired: Call It the U.S. Open Source
Aug 21, 2002, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Portly penguins aren't usually associated with a high-speed
game like tennis. But Linux's favorite mascot will be a very
noticeable part of the U.S. Open next week.
"The open-source operating system will be center court, running
the tournament's major information systems and moving data around
"This isn't the first time that open-source systems and software
have been used to power Web servers used to store and process data
at sporting events. But this year, for the first time ever at a
major sports event, according to IBM, Linux will also be used in
very high-profile ways..."