Commentary: GNU motivation

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Stallman states that his motivation in undertaking to develop a free (libre) operating system was to rekindle the "community of cooperating hackers" he had experienced in the `70's at MIT. How plausible is this? What do other accounts of the emergence of the GNU project suggest?

Recent article on about the 25th anniversary of the FSF [Here --Purcebr 13:32, 8 Oct 2008 (EST)