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SJ Mercury: Free software's brave GNU world

Mar 15, 1999, 06:52 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Gillmor)

Thanks to peter crane for this link.

"In the justified uproar surrounding Linux and the burgeoning free-software genre, better known today as open source, Richard Stallman probably doesn't get the credit he deserves. True believers often don't."

"Mr. Stallman is one of the original true believers, and all computer users have benefited from his work. The ideas behind the Free Software Foundation, which stems from the mid-1980s, are integral to the movement that may be the first serious challenge to the Microsoft Corp. monopoly in years."

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