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LWN: Linux at the Chasm

Oct 17, 1999, 03:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Fournet)

"Don Rosenberg started the Business discussions of the [Atlanta] Linux Showcase with his presentation "Linux at the Chasm." In it, he describes the major steps of what he calls the Technology Adoption Cycle and where Linux fits today. He gives an accurate depiction of where Linux is being used now and how it will expand into more areas. According to Rosenberg, Linux adoption is presently at a 'chasm' which must be overcome before it can reach a majority dominance. He mentions several conditions which must be met to reach the next step of market share."

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