Linus Torvalds doesn’t matter?

by on July 16, 2006 · 1 comment· LAST UPDATED July 16, 2006

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LOL, a good humor to read (or to kick start your new week)… ;)

When I came across the news yesterday, I couldn't believe my eyes. But there it was, in pixels, plain as day. A story on CNN reporting that Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, the most disruptive technology of the past 100 years, just doesn't matter anymore. We immediately sought out Torvalds for his reaction to the story

Torvalds was not the only well known name on the list, which also included Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Slashdot founder Rob Malda. But he is certainly -- or at least, he was -- the most important of the lot to Linux and free software communities.

Read more at newsforge :D

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1 Tom Anderson January 26, 2007 at 12:00 am

Depends on what venue of computing you’re talking about. Linus matters with the Linux kernel, still, being an overseer of the kernel.

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