Weird stuff from Alexis de Tocqueville Institution
Posted May 17, 2004 13:04 UTC (Mon) by maney
Parent article: Weird stuff from Alexis de Tocqueville Institution
Weird with a beard! Do you suppose they're being sponsored by scoundrels this time? If so, they seem to be about a year late in coming to the party...
Among other points, the study directly challenges Linus Torvalds' claim to be the inventor of Linux.
Do I hear the sound of someone who has just discovered Minix and doesn't have one iota of understanding about how Linus was revolting against its design, not copying it? Maybe.
Brown suggests the invention of Unix is an integral part of the Linux story.
News flash! The invention of writing is an integral part of the Brown story. You read it here first!
For almost thirty years, programmers have tried to build a Unix-like system and couldn't.
Oops, guess it wasn't Minix after all. Just the same old trash about how the API, as openly published time and again over the years, is still a trade secret. I was so hoping they had a new flavor of Kool-Aid, but no.
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