Linked by Michael L. Love on Mon 3rd Nov 2003 19:19 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives The GNU-Darwin Distribution is a free operating system and a popular source of free software for Mac OS X and Darwin-x86 users, but it is also a platform for digital activism. Founded in November of 2000, the Distribution has the stated goal of bringing software freedom to computer users of every stripe, and vigilantly defending digital liberties.
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by Great Cthulhu on Tue 4th Nov 2003 17:49 UTC

"Now, I may not agree with RMS on all things, but one cannot denigrate his contribution. Without him, Linux wouldn't have become what it is today."

Why not ?


If it hadn't been for the inclusive approach promoted by the GPL, it's unlikely that Linux would have attracted so many collaborators. Such is RMS's contribution to Linux.