As a matter of fact eight-year developer of PowerPC Linux port Cort Dougan has citations of
Massalin's work in his research and application publications.
Bottom line, as far as i can see, can be read here:
Cort Dougan: Good Programmers are not Lazy. unpublished draft.
A must read.
Ouch, fsmlabs and software patents? Microsoft has patent on double-click, so what? Now Novel,
RH and others have all that protecting-patents dance. Thus, sw patents in this case are
irrelevant. About sw freedom and money, please read the article.