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Xtra.co.nz/Reuters: Linux Conference Foresees Global Software Battle

“In an unlikely outcome to a David and Goliath technology
battle, a free computer operating system called Linux has the power
to shake up Microsoft’s global dominance, software experts at a
Montreal trade show predicted on Tuesday.”

“Technology gurus suggest the open source system will change the
way the world computes — now dominated by the proprietary Windows
operating system sold by Microsoft Corp. They disagree, however, on
where Linux will stage its victory.”

“Big business predicts a strong showing in the rich North
American market, while other market watchers suggest the system
will find its home in developing countries.”


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