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On Sunday 02 February 2003 11:42 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> "The geek behind the penguin", an article over at The Syndey Morning
> Hearald ( http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/01/28/1043534039219.html )
> says:
>
>   "Rather than copyrighting the Linux code, Torvalds published it on the
>   Internet and invited others to offer improvements."
>
>
> Uhh...  That's an interesting conclusion. :^)  Perhaps that's not what they
> meant to say...?  It continues, however:
>
>   "Linux has continued as it began - a free program - and is available to
>   users without charge on the condition that any improvements are also
>   uncopyrighted."
>
>
> Yep.  I guess they don't understand the concept of Free Software. :^/

I'm sure someone's flamed the editors by now.

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