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Computerworld Australia: Morton: The Linux Kernel is No Place for 'Self-Expressive Fancy'

Jul 16, 2003, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nadia Cameron)

"For a man who says he can get a 'bit crazy over inadequately commented code,' Open Source Development Labs' (OSDL) newest recruit, Andrew Morton, is the first to admit his enthusiasm for the open source cause. The Australian-born and -bred systems software engineer--whose full-time position with the industry consortium will see him second in command to Linus Torvalds in developing the new 2.6 Linux kernel--says he is driven by seeing Linux as a useful tool for as many people as possible.

"In this exclusive interview, Morton gives LinuxWorld his take on the ups and downs of the open source community, working with Linus Torvalds, the upcoming 2.6 kernel release, his advice for budding developers and the future of Linux..."

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