Susan's Reviews > Free for All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans

Free for All by Peter Wayner
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Jun 24, 2011

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Obviously, working in the industry all my life made this a winner for me - its a history book, and pretty much pulls together much that I thought was common knowledge, and that I didn't know. Wonder of wonders, it also mentions manuals and documentation ;).
A good book to recommend to people who can't figure out what Open Source or FSM is., and who suspect that you are really working in Millinery! Appropriately I read this on my Kindle.
Peter Wayner takes you through the history and the feelings and results of this movement - I didnt know that all software was "free" until computers became a consumer commodity and corporations discovered they could sell it...

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Ruediger Landmann Sounds cool! I've added it to my lsit of books to read!

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