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Aug 12, 1999, 15:17 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Meanwhile, on the LinuxWorld show floor, Jordan Hubbard sits at a booth populated by CD-ROM disks, books, and stuffed toys shaped like happy devils, but not too many reporters. There are a fair number of visitors to the show who recognize the cheerful demon logo and what it stands for."

"Hubbard's company, FreeBSD Inc., has a strong reputation among people in the know. Still, most of the glory and glamor of LinuxWorld pass him by."

"Without bitterness, Hubbard concedes the obvious. "We lost the PR war."

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