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SJ Mercury: Free software’s brave GNU world

Thanks to peter crane
for this link.

“In the justified uproar surrounding Linux and the burgeoning
free-software genre, better known today as open source, Richard
Stallman probably doesn’t get the credit he deserves. True
believers often don’t.”

“Mr. Stallman is one of the original true believers, and all
computer users have benefited from his work. The ideas behind the
Free Software Foundation, which stems from the mid-1980s, are
integral to the movement that may be the first serious challenge to
the Microsoft Corp. monopoly in years.”


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