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Old 12-28-2007, 01:40 PM   #1
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LXer: Linus Torvalds: Linux Put Open-Source in the Spotlight


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The creator of Linux sees his operating system project as an exemplar of the merits of the open-source development model. In an interview with APC Magazine, Linux kernel developer Linus Torvalds says, "Linux was instrumental in making the whole issue of Open Source move into the mainstream software development consciousness."

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Linux kernel developer Linus Torvalds says, "Linux was instrumental in making the whole issue of Open Source move into the mainstream software development consciousness."
I would say that we could have got along without Linux, but not without GCC. Although I heard of Linux before I heard of GCC, I came to rely on GCC before I ever needed to use Linux.
 
  


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