AP/Star Tribune: A Programmer Crusades for Open Source Movement
Mar 25, 2003, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rachel Konrad)
"Open-source software evangelist Bruce Perens is looking for
work, but corporate America isn't biting.
"It's not that companies aren't interested in his ideas for
revolutionizing computing and saving money by embracing
nonproprietary software with shared code.
"Rather, his reputation as a gadfly at hacker conferences and as
an outspoken critic of Microsoft Corp. tends to overshadow his
"'I've had to work just to line up customers,' Perens said at
his hillside home east of San Francisco..."