"Roy Schestowitz" schreef in bericht
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> Free software heroes: from Stallman to Google, a list of inspiring
> individuals
> who made everything possible
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> | Richard Stallman.. With rms, I don’t even know where to start.
> |
> | [...]
> |
> | What would the world be like if those individuals had taken a plumbing
> career
> | instead? You can argue that if they hadn’t done it, well, somebody else
> may
> | have. That word “may” is the problem here. (This also brings the more
> the
> | more theoretical problem of the “near-miss list”: the list of people who
> did
> | take a plumbing career instead of helping the world, but that’s a
> different
> | story…)
> |
> | Without Pamela Jones, many (including me) believe that the SCO case
> against
> | Linux could have taken a much nastier turn. Without Stallman, the free
> | software movement wouldn’t be nearly as organised and strong. Without
> | Shuttleworth, a proprietary GNU/Linux distribution could have become the
> | market leader (it was already happening, slowly, with Linspire). Without
> | Larry Page and Sergey Brin there would be no Google. No Summer of Code.
> No
> | Android. No OpenSocial—and the list goes on and on. Without Bob Young
> and
> | Matthew Szulik, there might be no clear leader in the GNU/Linux server
> | market, or—worse — Red Hat might have given in to Microsoft’s pressure
> to
> | enter a disastrous patent deal.
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> http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/...de_everything_
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> Google helps a lot with Microsoft's


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