SearchEnterpriseLinux: Who Wrote Linux? The Spy Who Loved Linux
Jul 07, 2004, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Michael
S. Mimoso for this link. ]
"I got mad as heck when Kenneth Brown, president of the Alexis
de Tocqueville Institute, claimed that Linus Torvalds stole Linux
from Minix. So I told the world the truth: I wrote Linux. Now, I'm
getting so many e-mails from bogus Linux inventors that I think I'm
going to create a Linux Liar's Club (LLC). What? Oh yeah, some guys
in Utah beat me to it.
"In this episode of our series of Linux creation myths, one
fellow plays 'I Spy,' and the other reveals the true origins of the
man from Redmond..."