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Byline: Dean Takahashi
Aug. 7--The Linux operating system is getting so popular and evolving so quickly that just about everyone wants to be on the bandwagon.
At this week's LinuxWorld convention in San Francisco, everyone has been saying that open source software is a disruptive force that is changing the status quo in the computing establishment. But no one wants to admit that they're being disrupted.
Just who are the losers as the Linux programming community grows and the open source operating system widens its reach from cell phones to supercomputers?
Microsoft certainly seems to be the establishment company that is now a victim.
But Jason Matusow, shared source manager at Microsoft, begs to differ. "The broad move to low-cost computing had a …