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Linus Torvalds
December 28, 1969 -
Nationality: Finnish
Category: Businessman

I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more.


I very seldom worry about other systems. I concentrate pretty fully on just making Linux the best I can.


I do get my pizzas paid for by Linux indirectly.


I don't try to be a threat to MicroSoft, mainly because I don't really see MS as competition. Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different.


Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely different: people here really live on the edge.


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