from the destroying-intellectual-property-since-1991 dept.
Thanks to Dan Gillmor for pointing out Linus' reply to the comments that Mundie from Microsoft made this week. The response is vintage Linus - but the points he raises regarding openness vis a vis science & learning and open source is very cogent.
In a five year period we can get one superb programming language. Only
we can't control when the five year period will begin.