October 19th, 2003, 04:25 PM
Wired 11.11 Interview with Linus Torvalds
I just read the Wired interview with Linus Torvalds. I thought it was quite good, showing a lot of insight into what life is like for the creator of the Linux operating system. I was wondering what anyone else thought of it. You can read it at:
October 19th, 2003, 04:38 PM
Is there any mention to the SCO issue?
October 19th, 2003, 04:42 PM
Yeah, they talk about it on the second page in the second paragraph and some more near the end. I think the whole suit is ridiculous, if they have a problem they should take it up with IBM who gave him the code in question. It's their responsibility to check the code that they donate, not Linus'. Also, I don't know how he could have checked it; isn't Unix for-profit meaning that they don't give out source code!