Wired: Linux: The Revolution on Film
Sep 04, 2002, 14:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Kettmann)
"It's a little hard to imagine an über-geek like Linus
Torvalds getting the full-on rock-star treatment and having to urge
an exuberant crowd to settle down, but that was just what happened
at the LinuxWorld trade show in August 1999.
"'Calm down, calm down,' Torvalds said, looking more like a
Helsinki bus driver just back from a satisfying ski vacation than a
Finnish programmer famous for writing the Linux kernel.
"Given the importance of Linux and the open-source movement, the
moment is priceless. It and other glimpses of Torvalds are enough
to make the documentary film Revolution OS essential
viewing for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the
people and ideas behind the open-source movement..."