Ottawa Citizen: Interview with Alan Cox

Thanks to Peter Crane for
this link.

“Number two — with a bullet: A fierce intelligence backs up the
soft voice and unconventional appearance of Linux honcho Alan

“Q: What’s your title with Linux?”
“A: Um, it doesn’t really work that way. We’re not organized along
corporate lines. We don’t have titles.”
“Q: OK. How should one reference you in terms of your role in the
Linux community?”
“A: Linux hacker.”
“Q: But, in fact, you’re the number two guy, after Linus
“A: Number two in terms of co-ordination, not in terms of work
getting done.”