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NewsForge: LinuxWorld: No More Fluff, Less Free Stuff

Jan 30, 2002, 21:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"If vendors don't have products to sell, they shouldn't be on the show floor at LWE, says an IDG World expo official. And,he says, if you're only coming for the free stuff, you should probably stay home, too.

"The mood at LinuxWorld Expo in New York City is much more business-like than in previous years. There won't be any big shindigs upstairs with robotic servers, ice sculptures, and flowing booze. Whether there'll be free T-shirts remains to be seen. One thing is for sure: The one-show wonder vendors that were sipping the mother's milk of venture capital last year are gone..."

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