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Ottawa Citizen: Preaching to the converted

“Plenty of hype, few attendees at LinuxExpo”

“The crown princes of the fading kingdom of Linux were a study
in contrasts at the LinuxExpo show yesterday.”

“Bob Young, chairman of Red Hat Inc., was the picture of
confidence before developers and exhibitors at the first major
Canadian show devoted to the alternative operating system. If you
didn’t know better, you would never have guessed the value of his
company’s stock has fallen 75 per cent this year.”

“Meanwhile, Corel Corp. chief executive office Michael Cowpland
was promising yet another new product, Corel Paint for Linux, the
18th product Corel will launch this year in a bid to jump-start its
sagging sales machine.”


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