April 24, 2001
Linux - the world's operating system
Author: JT Smith
Alastair writes ""Linus told me that the greatest technical decision he ever made with Linux was to release it free," said Jon 'maddog' Hall today. "If he had charged even a dollar for it he would have made Linux his operating system and not the community's - not the world's operating system" he said. Hall, executive director of Linux International, was speaking during the keynote address at the opening of the Linux Africa conference in Midrand, South Africa today. More at: www.tectonic.co.za"