Linus Torvalds Thinks Open Source is Best

Not exactly a surprise headline, I know… but check out what Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, says…

Linus Torvalds on Open Source: ‘A Much Better Way to Do Things’

“‘Linux really wouldn’t have gone anywhere interesting at all if it hadn’t been released as an open source product. I also think that the change to the GPLv2 from my original ‘no money’ license was important, because the commercial interests were actually very important from the beginning. The commercial distributions were what drove a lot of the nice installers and pushed people to improve usability,’ said Linux creator Linus Torvalds. Linus Torvalds was only 22 in 1991 when he decided to share with friends and colleagues the code of Linux, the new operating system he had created. The University of Helsinki computer science student couldn’t have imagined the revolution his decision was about to ignite.”

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