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Linux.com: Interview: NIIBE Yutaka, Chairman, Free Software Initiative of Japan

Sep 25, 2006, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"NewsForge: How did you got involved with computers in general and free software in particular? What do you do when not working with computers?

"NIIBE Yutaka: It was 1979 or 1980 when I first touched a Z80-based computer. I was a junior high student at that time. In 1985, following the design published by the Japanese magazine Transistor Gijutsu, I built my own computer using a 68000 CPU. I ran the FIG Forth compiler on that machine..."

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