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I am the very model of an open source sensational

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With apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan. I have twisted their Pirates of Penzance song to "I am the very model of an open source sensational". Sung to the tune of "I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General".

I am the very model of an open source sensational
I've information freedom, and forums quite reactional
I know the gods of Linux, and I quote the fights historical
There are Torvolds, Greg and Stallman, in order categorical

Programmers are elated, too, with matters analytical
They understand the licences, both simple and quadratical
With kernel modules inserted there are many different views
They have many fun facts about the love life of the mighty GNU's

They have many fun facts about the love life of the mighty GNU's
They have many fun facts about the love life of the mighty GNU's
They have many fun facts about the love life of the mightytighty GNU's

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