Originally Published: Monday, 9 August 1999 Author: Jeff Alami
Published to: Internal News/General Announcements Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Boomlet approaches boom status on the eve of LinuxWorld Expo

A slew of new Linux-related announcements, on the heels of rapid-fire developments during recent months, shows that the boomlet has morphed into something close to a genuine boom.

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From San Jose Mercury:

"A few months ago it seemed that the buzz surrounding GNU/Linux operating system -- better known as just plain Linux -- could not last, even though Linux and related technologies would continue to grow. In this brave new era of rapid change and short attention spans, Linux surely couldn't stay in the foreground of people's thinking much longer."

"Reality has chosen otherwise. On the eve of this week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Jose, the boomlet has not faded away. A slew of new Linux-related announcements, on the heels of rapid-fire developments during recent months, shows that the boomlet has morphed into something close to a genuine boom."

Read the article.





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