"Vice President Al Gore's attempt to speak nerd-talk to computer
programmers has developed into a high-tech faux pas."
"Linux, for example, is an operating system that makes computers
run, similar to Microsoft's Windows. But unlike Windows, anyone can
download Linux code for free and develop it in new ways. Apache's
Web server programming code also is made readily available."
"John Witchell, a partner at USWeb who developed Gore's site,
said Thursday that in reaction to input from Web site visitors,
they are going to shift to a true open source operating system and
server in about three months."
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