Williams conducted several interviews with Stallman during the writing of the book as well as interviewing some of Stallman's class mates, and his mother.
Uncommon for biographies, Free as in Freedom was published under the GNU Free Documentation License, which allows modification and redistribution of the text.
Sam Williams has written an article about the process of writing FaiF, recording the license negotiations that led to this book being published under a free license. OnLamp also interviewed Williams in 2002 about the writing process.
Free as in freedom; Richard Stallman's crusade for free software. (reprint, 2002).(Brief article)(Book review)
Apr 01, 2012; 9781449324643 Free as in freedom; Richard Stallman's crusade for free software. (reprint, 2002) Williams, Sam. O'Reilly Media,...