Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
On the Linux Lunacy Geek Cruise last month, I had the pleasure of getting some very educational hang-time with 2.6 kernel maintainer Andrew Morton and filesystem guru Ted Ts'o. I came away not only with enormous respect for Andrew, Ted and the kernel crew, but with an even deeper realization that Linux is not an OS in the sense we've been taught to think about one by the commercial marketplace.
Meaning, Linux isn't a product.
Linux is a project, of course.