Who should read these white papers? If you're a working software person, and want your boss to consider using an open-source technology like Apache or Samba, then the white papers are for you; their purpose is to present the technical and business realities in a way that will help your organization make good decisions about how and where to use them.
I also ask that those who already work with open-source products review the drafts for accuracy and clarity.
By the summer of 1999, I hope we'll be able to make hard copies of final versions available. Watch this space for news.