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SF Gate: The Best, the Worst of the Net in 1998

Dec 28, 1998, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The NetSkink Awards for Heroic and Revolutionary Internet Achievement in 1998: Linus Torvalds"

"Famous for the Unix-like operating system he invented, Torvalds is the poster child of 1998's open source / free software revolution, which established itself as a nontraditional, anti-capitalist and stunningly powerful software development model in 1998. Joined by thousands of co-conspiratorial coders and co-led by Richard Stallman, Larry Wall and Eric S. Raymond, the Linux / Apache / Mozilla gang proved in '98 that sometimes the best software is, in fact, free."

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