NewsForge: GaDuGi and Free Software Share One Fire
Jan 18, 2005, 15:15 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Recently Linux Business Week ran a story entitled 'Cherokee
Indians To Encircle Open Source? Or How the GPL Might Wind Up with
Arrows Sticking in It.' Luckily, author Maureen O'Gara seems to
have the story all wrong.
"According to O'Gara, former Novell chief scientist Jeff Merkey
has 'rewritten NetWare and merged it with Linux to create a
distribution called GaDuGi, a Cherokee word for the work crews that
used to engage in what we might call community service for the good
of the whole tribe...'"