December 11, 2004

In the lead, Linus Torvalds ...

p2pnet.net News:- Sys-Conâs search for the Top Twenty Top software people in the world is nearing completion with Linus Torvalds, â âBenevolent dictatorâ of the Linux kernel,â in the lead so far.

Behind him in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place order are Alan Turing, âMathematician; author of the 1950 paper âComputing Machinery and Intelligenceâ," Richard Stallman, âFree software movement's leading figure; founder of the GNU Project, Dennis Ritchie, âCreator of C and Coinventor of Unixâ and, Tim Berners-Lee, " âFather of the World Wide Webâ and expectant father of the Semantic Webâ.

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