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LinuxWorld: An interview with Richard Stallman

Aug 15, 1999, 07:20 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"Initially a bit daunted by the reputation preceding the man, Joe Barr settles into a fascinating exchange with free software's champion."

"Richard's Rasputin-like appearance, his long dark hair and beard, as well as his history of exposing reporters as bumbling idiots, had me on edge. But his voice and features, his eyes in particular, are remarkably warm and friendly."

"LinuxWorld Today: What do you take the most personal satisfaction from? Is the GNU Manifesto more important than the software?

"Richard Stallman: I would say that determinedly standing for freedom and insisting that we should aim for a completely free system and not settling for anything less is the most important thing I've done."

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