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Having offended everyone else in the world, Linus Torvalds calls own lawyers a 'nasty festering disease'

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Coding curmudgeon Linus Torvalds has gone off on yet another rant: this time against his own lawyers and free software activist Bradley Kuhn.

On a mailing list about an upcoming Linux conference, a discussion about whether to include a session on the GPL that protects the open source operating system quickly devolved in an angry rant as its founder piled in.

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Having offended everyone else in the world

Well, not everyone, I for one admire the man for speaking his mind in spite of the perpetually offended politically correct whimps. We need more like him. If you don't like what he has to say, don't listen.

P-C culture

Too much of P-C culture can be harmful to free speech and freedom, including software freedom.

Torvalds

I admire him most of the time apart from when he says something inaccurate like when he recently claimed DPI in screens is not important.

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