"Klaus Halfmann (current coder of the hfsplusutils) reveals
how he came into the Linux fold in a piece that shows the conflict
of internal ideals versus the real world of being a software
From the article:
"My name is Klaus Halfmann and you may find me in the #ppclinux
irc channels with my nickname Hasi. In this text I tell you how and
why I started contributing to the (PowerPC) Linux community. I
currently develop userland tools to access the second generation
Apple File System HFS+...."
"At that time I had my first experiences with Linux and PowerPC.
Due to good Java Support, I was able to port our application to
Linux in less than three days (mostly concerend with case-sensitive
file names). We had some external co-workers who arrived with their
personal notebooks. So I decided I would buy an iBook with
ppc-linux and integrate it into the unavoideable Windows network
using Samba. I did so at my old company and without much pain at
the new company. I usually travel about an hour by train to
Mannheim. And so, I dedicated most of this time to the linux
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