Chicago Sun-Times: David and Goliath of the PC world

“Mr. Microsoft, Bill Gates, and the so-called “Microsoft
slayer,” software developer Linus Torvalds, will appear at the
same event for the first time when the Comdex conference opens here
April 19.”

“Gates will give the Comdex/Spring and Windows World keynote at
9 a.m. Torvalds, who developed the Linux computer operating system
eight years ago while a student at Helsinki University and gave it
away on the Net, will give the keynote ay the Linux Global Summit
at 10:30 a.m.”

“Up to 80,000 information-technology professionals, computer
resellers and business people involved with computers are expected
to attend Comdex/Spring at McCormick Place on April 19 and 20.”


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