eWeek: Maddog Bullish on Open Source
Posted on: 08/08/2003 08:59 AM

Linux creator Linus Torvalds may be the main mouthpiece for open source, but another open-source evangelist-John "Maddog" Hall-is working hard behind the scenes to spread adoption of Linux.

If you were at this week's LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, you likely ran across Hall, who is executive director of Linux International-a nonprofit organization that disseminates information about Linux, its applications, and advantages-and author of "Red Hat Linux for Dummies."

Hall sat down with eWEEK's Craig Newell at the Ottawa Linux Symposium in July to talk about where he thinks Linux is headed. Excerpts of that interview appear below.

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