Tongue in cheek jokes aside. I found the article to be nice summary of the Old School School Renaissance/Revial/Resource/Retro/[insert favorite 'R' noun here]. I could see much of what he outlines in the google searches I did. Given the history of the various blogs and various forums I am sure there are details that people will argue over.
Well done James.
Also the Editor of Escapist noted this
If you're interested in retro-clone gaming, next week's High Adventure column by Allen Varney has feature-length coverage of a wide variety of rules sets for all your classic gaming needsThat should be an interesting article as well