Linux and Main: Desktoperating System Reborn
Sep 18, 2002, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"A couple of years have passed since Linux on desktop machines
began to be pronounced dead. It started quietly, but soon became
the loudly and frequently stated conventional wisdom. Linux was
dandy for servers, but useless on the desktop.
"If desktop Linux was dead, it has been resurrected.
"Last week there was news that Sun is receiving the Helen Keller
technology prize for its work on making computers more accessible
to the blind. Much of Sun's work was in bringing accessibility at
the API level to GNOME2..."