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Internet Week: 99 to Watch in ’99

“Burlington was among the first companies to deploy thin-client
hardware; is now deploying Linux on the server and desktop”

“The open-source movement is experiencing some quiet growing
pains as it becomes more mainstream. Linux inventor Torvalds and
open-source popularizer Raymond are two likely candidates to calm
the waters, though both-particularly Raymond-have their
detractors.”

“Linux skyrocketed to legitimacy in 1998. The darling of the
open-source software movement, Linux is expanding beyond ISPs and
academia”

“Red Hat Software Rides The Linux Wave.”

“IBM as an open-source wild card. Call it a hunch, but IBM looks
to us like the wild card in the open-source movement. Already, it
has supported the Apache Web server; more recently it released its
Jikes Java compiler as open source. Ru-mors swirl that it may back
Linux, particularly on the desktop, or make other big open-source
bets.”

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