India Times: Programming lark evolves into Internet masterpiece

Thanks to Russell
for this link.

“The jargon may be alien, but the fervour is unmistakable. Even
mystifying mouthfuls like `GNU Emacs’ and `multi-threading’ are
uttered with the zeal of a priest delivering a Sunday sermon.
Welcome to the world of Linux – a virtual zone where compu-babble
is spouted with religious conviction and thousands of programmers
participate in an incredible ongoing software epic.”

“You will never realise what power your computer possesses till
you install Linux.”

“But strip away the gobbledygook and geek-talk, and you find
much more than a software programme. You find a world community
with enormous energy and a big heart.”