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NewsForge: Torvalds and OSDL Launch New Image Initiative

“Faced with former Massachusetts CIO Peter Quinn’s harsh
appraisal of the real reason behind the ‘inertia’ of Linux in the
business world, Linus Torvalds and OSDL have come up with an action
plan for rebranding the Linux image and the image of its core
developers. They have jointly agreed on the formation of OSDSU, the
world’s first Open Source Dress for Success University.

“Torvalds himself will teach a course on ‘Introductory sandal
wearing,’ placing particular emphasis on sock selection. ‘Color is
so important,’ Torvalds notes. ‘You want both socks to share the
same color base, and yet it needs to stand out from the pale flesh
of a kernel hacker and show off the sandals to their best
advantage…'”

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