Who Created Linux?

(from CNet)

Several sites are running stories about how a DC think tank, the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, is raising questions of whether Linus can really be considered the father of the OS.

AdTI claims that more credit should go to Andrew Tanenbaum, who was at the same university as Linus, and developed Minix, which Linus admits (in his first usenet post about linux) is supposed to be a free Minix clone for PCs.

The main question is: Does anyone care?

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