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CNET News: Year in Review: Open Source

Dec 31, 2002, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])

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"The open-source movement had a good year.

"The Linux operating system and open-source software in general gained their first foothold on networked server computers in 2002, and emboldened advocates began a push to desktop computers as well.

"First to the desktop effort were Red Hat, the top dog in Linux sales, and Sun Microsystems--always looking for new ways to nettle archenemy Microsoft. Sun's StarOffice suite and its open-source cousin OpenOffice are key parts of most Linux desktop plans..."

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