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Comment: Wrong Wrong Wrong (Score 1, Insightful) 227

by stox (#49633139) Attached to: 17-Year-Old Radio Astronomy Mystery Traced Back To Kitchen Microwave

The reason for Linux's success was due to the momentum that BSD/386 had built up. With the AT&T Lawsuit, everyone was looking for an alternative that AT&T could not claim was derivative work. Linux was in the right place, at the right time. They all jumped on, and ran! The rest is history.

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition. - Isaac Asimov

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