Famous quote by Linus Torvalds

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I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt.
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"I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more"

- Linus Torvalds

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In this quote, Linus Torvalds, the developer of the Linux os, assesses the debate surrounding the name of his creation. He admits that he never saw the naming concern as a significant matter, but he now realizes that lots of people felt highly about it. Despite his preliminary indifference, he now acknowledges the significance of the name to others. As a service, he suggests just calling it "Linux" with no extra labels. This quote highlights the impact of language and branding in the tech world and the unforeseen weight that a name can bring. It likewise reveals Torvalds' humbleness and desire to listen to the viewpoints of others.

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Linus Torvalds This quote is written / told by Linus Torvalds somewhere between December 28, 1969 and today. He was a famous Businessman from Finland. The author also have 37 other quotes.

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