Linus Torvalds apologises for 'unprofessional' rants over Linux

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Torvalds' blunt but entertaining emails likely to become a thing of the past

Linux Torvalds, the creator of Linux, has apologised for his ‘unprofessional' emails and promised to get help. Torvalds will take a break from leading the development of Linux in the meantime. T...

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