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Tectonic: Put Africa in the Linux Timeline

Jul 25, 2006, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"To celebrate Linux's fifteenth birthday, and its 150th issue, Linux Journal is updating its Linux Timeline to mark recent milestones in the history of the free and open source operating system...

"Currently, the list has no African milestones. This is not due to the fact that there are no significant Linux and free software initiatives in South Africa, or the continent, says Tectonic editor, Alastair Otter. Otter says the Linux Timeline is not fairly representative of African Linux initiatives because there is a perception that Africans are only consumers of technology, not creators and because Africa does not do enough to promote itself in the global IT world..."

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