Tanenbaum: Some Notes on the "Who Wrote Linux" Kerfuffle, Release 1.1
May 20, 2004, 14:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Tanenbaum)
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"Ken Brown, President of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution,
contacted me in early March. He said he was writing a book on the
history of UNIX and would like to interview me. Since I have
written 15 books and have been involved in the history of UNIX in
several ways, I said I was willing to help out. I have been
interviewed by many people for many reasons over the years, and
have been on Dutch and US TV and radio and in various newspapers
and magazines, so I didn't think too much about it.
"Brown flew over to Amsterdam to interview me on 23 March 2004.
Apparently I was the only reason for his coming to Europe. The
interview got off to a shaky start..."