DesktopLinux: Eric Raymond on Desktop Linux
Aug 28, 2006, 17:15 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Eric S. Raymond is one of the founders of open-source, and a
good deal of Linux's early popularity came from his non-stop
beating of the drum for the free software operating system. Then, a
few years ago, he bowed out of the limelight to live his own
"Recently, however, Raymond shows signs of once more playing a
bigger role in open-source circles.
"When he appeared at the recent August LinuxWorld Expo in San
Francisco, he said several things that some Linux fans will find
more than a little controversial. Raymond and I, who go back far
too many years together, also talked about the issues in a bit more
detail out of the public's eye..."