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Free as in Freedom Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

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ISBN-10: 1449324649

ISBN-13: 9781449324643

Edition: 2012

Authors: Sam Williams

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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. It examines Stallman's unique personality and how that personality has been at turns a driving force and a drawback in terms of the movement's overall success.Free as in Freedom examines one man's 20-year attempt to codify and communicate the ethics of 1970s era "hacking" culture in such a way that later generations might easily share and build upon the knowledge of their computing forebears. The book documents Stallman's personal evolution from teenage misfit to prescient adult hacker to political leader and examines…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English