BusinessWeek: Linus Torvalds' Benevolent Dictatorship
Aug 18, 2004, 14:30 (11 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Q: What are the biggest challenges facing
"A: From a technical standpoint, I don't see any real
challenges. Linux has come a long way in the last 13 years. I'll do
another 13 years if that's what it takes. Technology wise, we're
great. And we'll get better.
"The only things I worry about are all the things that go around
the project. Part of it is legal issues. It's not that I think
Linux has legal problems, but that the system doesn't work as well
as it should, and crazy things happen, like the SCO suits... They
will get slapped down in court. But as Linux gets really important,
strange things come up..."