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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Who Wrote Linux? The Spy Who Loved Linux

Jul 07, 2004, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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