Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 22:53 UTC, submitted by Remy Chi Jian Suen
Editorial So, Microsoft submits 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Microsoft, who considers Linux a great threat, and once called the GPL a "cancer". Opinions on this one are flying all around us, but what does Linus Torvalds, Linux' benevolent dictator, think about all this?
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RE: The best technology...
by evangs on Sat 25th Jul 2009 07:07 UTC in reply to "The best technology..."
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Many may agree that democracy is a "superior technology" for a society

That's because it isn't "superior technology", it's just an alternative. As with any society, you'll live well if you do not rock the boat. If you do, trouble comes your way. The difference being that totalitarian regimes rely on the secret police while democracies rely on the media.

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