February 1, 2001

Time for Linux to grow up

Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill writes: "Big companies like IBM and Sun are taking notice of "the Hacker's Hobby" and are looking for it to do great things. There are people who are worried that Big Blue is trying to take Linux over. You really can't do that with an open source operating system, but what the big companies are doing is taking a casual, informal approach to development and making it professional. I think that the main developers of the kernel (and other open source software) should realize this trend, and begin working on it in a more professional way." The column's at OS Opinion.


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