The big shots backing Linux should keep on putting their code where
their mouth is, says Trevor Parsons, but the free software pioneers
will always be one step ahead"
Acquisitions and alliances are springing up all over the Linux
world, as Sun buys Cobalt, Motorola's Metrowerks teams up with
Caldera's Lineo, and Microsoft offers a life-line to Corel"
"Cover Feature - Linux on the mainframe 130k
IBM's port of Linux onto its S/390 mainframe opens up possibilities
for the big iron on several fronts, while strengthening Linux's
case at the high end. Richard Hillesley reports on the dawning of a
beautifully symbiotic relationship"