Tux Deluxe: A Free Software Odyssey
Mar 26, 2007, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to
Richard Hillesley for this link. ]
"I stared at the email in disbelief, I really couldn't believe
it. I'd merely been chasing some copyright assignment papers that
had gone AWOL in the Free Software Foundation, and now here was an
email from RMS--Richard Stallman himself. My heart was leaping as I
realised that RMS was asking me if I wanted my software to become
part of the GNU (GNU's Not Unix) Project, the ultimate free
software umbrella project. At this point I had no inkling of how
hands-on RMS was, nor how much work it would take for my software
to become fully GNU compliant.
"I was just thrilled by the glamour and recognition it brought
to my efforts..."