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New Zealand Herald: Free software pioneer remains devoted to culture of sharing

Apr 19, 1999, 19:31 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The culture Stallman has devoted his life to is making software which is open and available to anyone who wants to use or improve it, unencumbered by proprietary licences."

"He was in Rotorua to speak to the annual conference of UniForum, an organisation devoted to open systems computing. He also wanted to see some Maori culture.

"To the UniForum audience, Stallman is a star. In 1984 he initiated and led the GNU project, which aimed to write a free version of the Unix operating system..."

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