[odf-discuss] Gnome Foundation and ECMA
daniel at zmsl.com
Mon Nov 5 08:11:10 EST 2007
> I think you give Stallman way too little credit here. The reason FOSS took
> off with Linux is simply that the Linux kernel was the last missing piece in
> the full free system. All the other pieces were already there, not few of
> them provided by RMS and the FSF.
Certainly, but those are coding contributions. I did not say "RMS didn't do much". I said that his coding contribution exceeds his marketing contribution. As for the example of Linux, note that the biggest marketing event I listed (Netscape's announcement) has nothing to do with Linux.
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