NetworkWorldFusion: Enough About Linus, What's the Story with the Penguin?
Dec 18, 2003, 21:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Mears)
"The Linux albatross just wouldn't sell. And the Linux platypus,
well, who'd buy anything from him? Ah, but the Linux penguin,
there's a bird that could really drive an industry.
"'The little guy hasn't been very active in coding the actual
kernel, but he sure as hell has made for a very recognizable
mascot,' says Linux creator Linus Torvalds. 'There are people out
there who have no interest in computers and wouldn't know what
Linux is, but they will recognize Tux as 'that computer