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    SubjectRe: How innovative is Linux?
    On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 16:13:55 -0600
    "David Kane" <dakpenguin@gmail.com> wrote:

    > The real innotation in Linux is that it is open source and yet popular
    > enough that there are versions that even a windoze user could easily pick
    > up.

    I think that is more a product of its time than the software. It isn't
    the first openly available Unix-like OS. The others such as UZI and OMU
    died because there wasn't the internet in its modern form to keep them
    going, share them and build communities.
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