Interview with Linus Torvalds

Posted on Sunday, Jul 22 2007 @ 21:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A couple of days ago oneOpenSource published an interview with Linus Torvalds:
In a famous book you defined Linux’s development as an activity “just for fun”. Do you still enjoy it?

Yes. It’s still why I do it. The parts I do that end up being fun have been different over the years - it used to be purely about the coding, these days I don’t write all that much code myself, and now it’s mostly about the organizational side: merging code, communicating with people, pointing people in the right direction, and then the occasional bugfixing myself.
Check it out over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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