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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.

The best laid plans of mice and men are held up in the legal department.