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InfoWorld: Petreley – Don’t forget the dollar signs…

“Bob Metcalfe continued the Windows 2000 vs. Linux debate in his
column last week. Bob reinforced his prediction that Windows 2000
will overwhelm Linux…”

“I do, in fact, routinely defend non-Windows operating
systems…But there is a big difference between advocating a
product based on its merits and predicting that product will beat
Windows. Although I’m sure fans of OS/2 joined me in the hope that
OS/2 would beat Windows, I don’t recall anyone who assumed it
would.”

“Unlike OS/2, I am predicting that Linux will surpass Windows in
market share — first at the server, and eventually at the
client…”


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