Red Herring: LinuxWorld keynotes lack inspiration

“Those who attended the opening session of LinuxWorld Conference
and Expo hoping to hear some inspirational words about the
much-touted open source movement would have been disappointed.”

“Rather than discussing the virtues of open source, today’s
keynote speakers — Corel (COSFF) CEO Dr. Michael Cowpland and
Oracle (ORCL) senior vice president of worldwide marketing Mark
Jarvis, used the opportunity to tell the audience why their
products were so much better than Microsoft’s (MSFT).”

“The only speaker who seemed a true Linux believer was Jon
“Maddog” Hall, the executive director of Linux International, who
introduced the two keynote speakers.”

“The five-year Linux veteran demonstrated the enthusiasm that
Linux converts are known for”