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Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

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Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN/ASIN: 0596002874
ISBN-13: 9780596002879
Number of pages: 240

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Free as in Freedom interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement. Starting with how it all began--a desire for software code from Xerox to make the printing more efficient--to the continuing quest for free software that exists today.

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