Linux Magazine: Protecting The Golden Goose

“During his keynote speech at the Ottawa Linux Symposium 2004 on
July 24, 2004, kernel developer Andrew Morton talked about the
relationship between information technology vendors and Linux, and
some of the changes that are occurring as free and open source
software (FOSS) attracts great corporate interest:

“‘…[Y]ou shouldn’t take all of this to mean that Linux is
going to become some sort of buttoned-down, corporate quagmire. I
don’t think it will. I expect that the free software ethos, this
very lofty set of principles and ethics [that] underlie our work,
will continue to dominate…'”


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