Silicon.com: Will Linus Torvalds be the Next Governor of California?
Sep 02, 2003, 10:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Sturgeon)
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"Torvalds apparently announced his intention to run for office
in a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List (lkml). He wrote:
'There is a good state here, and it can use some improvement, but
I'd like to try creating my own. This race is a great opportunity
"'California will be an open society and a wonderful place to
live on my watch.'
"But sadly--the story, which appears to be too good to be true
(especially for tired IT journalists at the tail end of the 'silly
season') is indeed a hoax..."