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Seen on SacLUG's list... a repost of some predictions from a decade ago ;)


----- Forwarded message from Brian Lavender <brian@brie.com> -----
<snip>

TOP 25 Predictions for Linux in 2001
------------------------------------

1. LVM will be King - Brian

2. Mac OS X will have a larger user base than Linux by the
   end of the year. - Nathan L Walls

3. MS Office ported to Linux - Brian

4. All distributions will have an auto update feature - Harry

5. Internet will "crash". [Or more succinctly] The internet
   will be down. - Chuck P.

6. The Linux Kernel will fork - Mark M.

7. Bill Gates will be under investigation for fraud (Obligatory
   Linux Reference). - Sarah

8. U.S. Civilian Goverment will adopt Linux - Chuck P.

9. Day to Day oversight of the Linux kernel will be passed on from
   Linus - Nathan

10. Linus will be CEO of MS - John

11. GPL will be put to its first high profile legal test. - Nathan

12. What about FVWM? Just Kidding - Natan

13. Retail Stores will sell computers with Linux preinstalled.
    - Harry

14. HP will abandon development of HP-UX in favor of Linux 
    -Nathan

15. SGI will finally die - because of Linux. - Marc

16. Corel will figure out mentioning Linux doesn't raise its
    stock price. - Nathan

17. Montgomery Ward will reinvent itsself selling Linux - Brian

18. International conflict with China because they didn't release
    their Linux Kernel mods - Chuck

19. IRC will overtake Instant Messaging. - Brian

20. Linux will find a second mascot - Kevin

21. Decent email client in Linux - Marc

22. Major manufacturer will sell MP3 car players based on Linux
    - Brian

23. Total World Domination (Obligatory Linux Reference not 
    needed here :) - Chuck

24. Brian Lavender (sacLUG leader) will stop writing things 
    on the board. - Marc

25. Alan Greenspan will be spotted wearing a "I Love Linux"
    T-Shirt. - Unknown

--- end ---

-bill!
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