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osOpinion: The Unix Wars Are Over! Now It's The Rest of the World

Nov 09, 1999, 07:21 (13 Talkback[s])
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"The Unix Wars are over. Looking back at a copy of BYTE c. 1992, with the provocative article title "Is Unix Dead?" on its front cover, and rereading the article, I find it hard to believe that in such a short time, both the question and some of the vendor politicking the article mentions, are very much history."

"The reason of course, came in from the cold, and is named Linux."

"Linux is at least the most hyped solution to the Microsoft monopoly at present. It has the potential to fulfil that hype."

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