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Re: [SLUG] Linux on the desktop predictions


Jamie Honan wrote:
> * the influence of Unix / Posix / Linux ideas will be very
> pervasive, but largely unacknowledged. Just as the Internet
> today, as portrayed by the mass media, has nothing to do with
> a technical revolution (TCP/IP) and the self sacrifice of some
> great people, we will only see stories about the business
> opportunities offered by, say, Debian Linux.
 
The corollary of this is, of course, that Microsoft will go the way the
OSI networking protocols went...  (Maybe in twenty years there will be
about as many Windows machines out there as there networks running CLNP
today :-).

Danny.