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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 résumé.

"'I've had to work just to line up customers,' Perens said at his hillside home east of San Francisco..."

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