August 19, 2000
Linux developers go after desktop dominance
Author: JT Smith
Linux software developers strode toward desktop prominence this past week when they announced their intention to create a suite of products that would compete directly with Microsoft Office, the EE Times says in a review of LinuxWorld. "One of the big things that has held Linux back is that office applications have not been available on it," said Laurie Balch, an analyst for Dataquest Inc.