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“When you look at last year’s growth and the projected growth for this year, and you see the percentage of sales that are done online, it tells you how much potential there still is.”

JCPenney.com executive Richard Last, on e-commerce’s continued search for statistical significance, The New York Times, 31 May 2004

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“Some of you may have heard of this crazy company called SCO (aka ‘Smoking Crack Organization’) who seem to have a hard time believing that open source works better than their five engineers do.”

Linus Torvalds, explaining who’s to blame for the new paperwork Linux developers have to fill out when they contribute code to the open-source operating system, Wired News, 24 May 2004