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InfoWorld: Linux Has a Fight Ahead

Jun 22, 2005, 22:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Yager)

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"Analysts tell us that Unix is setting, Linux is rising, and Windows will always be the reason microcomputers exist. The market share Unix loses will get snapped up by Linux such that by the end of the decade, a third or more of all servers will be running Linux. My job would be so much easier if I could create five-year projections with a search-and-replace that changes all instances of 'U' to 'Li.'

"This business about Linux effortlessly coasting to a silver medal is crap. It's based on the presumption that Linux is running for that position unopposed; if Linux avoids getting creamed by Windows, victory is assured..."

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