How open source software took over the world

John Leonard
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Linus Torvalds: arguably the best-known 'name' in open source, but by no means the only one
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Linus Torvalds: arguably the best-known 'name' in open source, but by no means the only one

Open source software now dominates vast swathes of computing

Right in the beginning of computing, almost all software was, effectively, open source.  That's because computing was dominated by a clericy of scientists and engineers who shared and adapted ea...

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