[Linux-aus] Goodbye AUUG, hello phoenix
purserj at k-sit.com
Thu Sep 21 14:07:03 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 15:57 +1000, Jason King wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 11:59 am, Glen Turner wrote:
> > Peter Miller wrote:
> > > I was rolling stuff around in my mind, and while we are speaking
> > > Russian, what about "samizdat"? It is an interesting parallel with Free
> > > Software, with less political baggage (these days). The literal meaning
> > > is "self published" (which is what many of us do) but the whole
> > > counter-culture thing (free insert-noun-here activities) fits pretty
> > > well.
> > Samizdat is also the title of a anti-Linux tract :-)
> is the best link to it that I could find.
> contains more information about the book.
I remember that one. The author claimed that Linus ripped off Minix to
build Linux. It was proved to be a shill document before it had even
reached the presses.
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