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LinuxMall.com: Spotlight on Montreal Linux Expo 2000 Swings Both Ways

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“But this particular show’s timing is interesting for another
reason. The antitrust ruling against Microsoft “should shine an
even stronger light on this Linux conference as people are trying
to understand how Linux could impact Microsoft.” This would be
an ideal time for emergence of Linux from Microsoft’s
shadow.

“And Intel may be ready to help. A ZDNet story claims that the
chip manufacturer will be announcing that version 3.0 of its
popular common data security architecture (CDSA) will become Open
Source upon its release next month. This is the latest in a range
of efforts, including the Trillian project (aimed at porting Linux
to IA-64), Intel undertook in support of Linux.”

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