Jakob Nielsen: Predictions for the Web in 1999Dec 28, 1998, 11:34 (1 Talkback[s])
Thanks to Padraic Renaghan for this link.
Jakob Nielsen (of web usability fame) gives his predictions for 1999 (mobile internet access, web standards, automated customer service...) and revisits his 1998 predictions.
"Netscape's forthcoming "Gecko" release is claimed to be 100% standards compliant."
No mention is given to Linux.