The Oregonian: Linus Torvalds On...
Jun 27, 2005, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])
"The open source community:
"'I'm convinced that--maybe I'm wrong--but, in the U.S. you
actually have a hard time finding certain communities. They tend to
build up around the school. In many areas they tend to build up
around the local church. And they tend to build up around work. But
it's often hard to find communities of people interested in the
same thing. And the Internet has done that and open source has
really done that for a lot of technical people, where you end up
knowing all these people that are interested in what you're
interested in and you have common interests. It's really what
everybody wants. That's how people are really wired and that's
something very fundamental...'"