Linus Torvalds: "Linux Is Much Bigger Than Me!"
Aug 16, 2007, 14:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"India is one of the major producers of software
engineers, yet we don't contribute much to the Linux domain. What
do you think is keeping Indians from becoming proactive on that
front? How do you feel we could encourage Indians to get involved
and contribute heavily? You have a fan following in India; could
your iconic image be used to inspire enthusiasts?
"Linus: This is actually a very hard question
for me to answer. Getting into open source is such a complicated
combination of both infrastructure (Internet access, education, you
name it), flow of information and simply culture that I can't even
begin to guess what the biggest stumbling block could be..."