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Tux Deluxe: A Free Software Odyssey

Mar 26, 2007, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])

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"I stared at the email in disbelief, I really couldn't believe it. I'd merely been chasing some copyright assignment papers that had gone AWOL in the Free Software Foundation, and now here was an email from RMS--Richard Stallman himself. My heart was leaping as I realised that RMS was asking me if I wanted my software to become part of the GNU (GNU's Not Unix) Project, the ultimate free software umbrella project. At this point I had no inkling of how hands-on RMS was, nor how much work it would take for my software to become fully GNU compliant.

"I was just thrilled by the glamour and recognition it brought to my efforts..."

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