APC: And a Linux new year?

“There’s no denying that 1998 has been the year of Linux… If
you believe the Linux gurus (and there are plenty of them), the
world is about to undergo a major paradigm shift.

“I’m going to risk the electronic equivalent of lynching and
discuss Linux’ future prospects, even though I know this is likely
to result in a barrage of mail even heavier than if I criticised

And a Linux new year?