Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software
by Sam Williams
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2002
Number of pages: 240
Free as in Freedom interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement. Starting with how it all began--a desire for software code from Xerox to make the printing more efficient--to the continuing quest for free software that exists today.
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