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Two-Wheel Linux, and Other Reasons to Be Thankful for FOSS

Nov 23, 2009, 20:33 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Inspired by the Free Software Foundation's "Why is free software important to you?" video contest, Byfield noted that "it's a timely topic, with Windows 7 just out and with the free software community's bickering so bitter as of late that common goals sometimes seem in danger of being forgotten."

"Nevertheless, free software is succeeding, Byfield concluded.

""Looking back over my decade of involvement, I am often amazed by the progress I have seen, both in the software itself and in its acceptance outside the community," he wrote. "All the same, free software might succeed more quickly if those involved in it reminded themselves of its importance more often, and realized how puzzling it can be to newcomers."

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