Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Mar 2007 17:32 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Gentoo "Last week, the Gentoo project entered the lowest point of its 7-year old existence. The single most telling statement attesting to this fact is this brief excerpt from the current issue of Gentoo Weekly News. 'The following developers recently joined the Gentoo project: Daniel Robbins; the following developers recently left the Gentoo project: Daniel Robbins' Yes, this is the same Daniel Robbins who founded Gentoo Linux back in the year 2000 and who left the project in 2004 for personal reasons. He officially re-joined the Gentoo development team two weeks ago - only to resign a few days later. The reason? Strong personal attacks by some of the current developers of the project."
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RE[2]: Fastest growing distro
by fignew on Mon 12th Mar 2007 18:37 UTC in reply to "RE: Fastest growing distro"
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Not in 2004 it wasn't.

Still not convinced...

Gentoo: 2004 - 2000 = 4 years
Ubuntu: 7.04 - 4.10 = 2.5 years

Would it be safe to say that more people are using Ubuntu now, than people were using Gentoo in 2004? plus, remember that we're talking about growth rate, so the fact that Ubuntu has only been around for 2.5 years makes the growth even faster.

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