Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Apr 2008 21:53 UTC
Novell and Ximian Novell's Nat Friedman told "The basic concept here is that the standalone operating system is dead." Friedman is Novell's Chief Technology Officer. He added: "The days in which people buy operating systems on their own and then build a stack from there [...] will look like home-built automobiles in the future - people aren't going to do this anymore." This is not the first time some big company predicts the end of the traditional operating system.
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Desktop Linux didn't pan out, so it's time to move on to some other wish....I mean "prediction".

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