September 11, 2002

The inconsequentiality of Open Source writes: "OfB's Timothy R. Butler considers Open Source in light of 9/11. "One year ago today, we were reminded how short life can be. In essence, we were reminded how unimportant Free Software - or any software, for that matter - truly is. Suddenly whether Red Hat Linux was better then SuSE Linux became a small detail compared to the loss of life that had just occurred. As thousands of people from around the world perished that fateful day, something much more important was fixed in our consciousness as a community and a world." Read the full story at"



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