Linus Torvalds is a Hero!

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    According to Time Magazine's latest edition, Linus Torvalds is officially a hero! Linus is cited in the "Rebels & Leaders" category along with Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev and others. In the article 60 Years of Heroes, Linus Torvlads was selected one of the heroes of the past 60 years:
    Linus Torvalds was just 21 when he changed the world. Working out of his family's apartment in Helsinki in 1991, he wrote the kernel of a new computer operating system called Linux..........
    source http://www.time.com/time/europe/hero2006/torvalds.html
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linus-Torvalds-is-a-Hero-40074.shtml
     
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    so ????
    is it a news???
    whole world knows it already for last 16 years.
     
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    Time is a prestigious magazine and its listing certainly makes news. However I agree that whole world has already recognized him as hero.
     
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    ok now u have mentioned about TIME mag , so I agree with you.
    fine.
     
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    off topic :

    PHENOM your siggy is hilarious [master card spoof right ]
     
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    yes, hes a hero, no matter who acknowledges it, and who doesn't...:)
     
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    Ya he is my hero too..........
     
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    @outlaw, thanx and u r right.
     
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    RMS(Stallman-s/w Gandhi) is the real hero without his GNU and gcc programs Linux would have ended up as another os crap like os/2.
    ie Y call-GNU/Linux:eek:
     
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