"Over the last couple of years, Linux has gone from being an obscure operating system to one of the
most talked-about developments in the computing world. You now see Linus Torvalds on TV, Red
Hat Linux in your local software store, and articles in the mainstream press about the challenge
Linux poses to Microsoft. Meanwhile, software developers have long been interested in Linux for a
variety of reasons, but mainly because of its openness." Dr. Dobbs Journal reports.
December 5, 2000