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SubjectRe: Ken Thompson interview in IEEE Computer magazine (fwd)
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>>>Steve VanDevender said:
> [...]
> Linux looks a bit fragmented and chaotic makes some sense. That
> he considers Linux to be purely a backlash against Microsoft does
> seem to indicate he doesn't really know much about the history of
> Linux, though.

IMHO Linux was more of a backlash against AT&T and the cost of a
UNIX license than Microsoft. Of course having MSDOS and Windows
3.0 to compare and contrast Linux against was a great benifit --
I am sure.

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G. Allen Morris III
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