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CMP Net: Embrace The Mainstream, Says Linux Creator

“At his keynote at LinuxWorld Expo here Tuesday night, Linux
creator Linus Torvalds faced a crowd so friendly it would have made
the pope jealous.”

“But Torvalds took the opportunity to challenge some of the
prevailing notions about his operating system.”

“Linux developers should embrace the mainstream, Torvalds said,
and should not get upset that some companies are now making money
from the open-source OS. For instance, he said, some people have
referred to companies that sell Linux on CDs as freeloaders because
they are profiting from something hundreds of people put free work
into.”

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