Internet Week: Coming Out Party For Linux

“It was a strong show of solidarity for Linux. That was how
observers described the opening of the first major industry trade
show for the open source operating system, which opened here

“This is the coming out party for Linux,” said Jon “Maddog”
Hall, executive director of the nonprofit group Linux International
and a senior manager in Compaq’s Unix software group. “This is the
time where the business community is embracing the Linux community
and the Linux community should embrace them.”