October 19, 2003

The church of Linux is a house divided

Many fans of the Linux computer operating system exhibit a fervor bordering on religious. But even this church has its schisms.Linux often is held up as the shining achievement of the "open source" movement: Finnish whiz kid Linus Torvalds got the software rolling during 1991 and programmers around the world keep improving it free of charge, for anyone to use. Provided, of course, that they share any tweaks they make.

But before there was Linux or open source, there was GNU

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