Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 12th Jan 2008 20:32 UTC, submitted by Excel Hearts Choi
Gentoo Daniel Robbins, original creator of the Gentoo project, offers a solution to fix the recent leadership crisis at Gentoo: "I have received permission from my employer to return and serve as President of the Gentoo Foundation, renew its charter, and then work in some capacity to help to get Gentoo going in the right direction from a legal, community and technical perspective."
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RE[2]: I hope this works out
by Morgan on Sun 13th Jan 2008 02:15 UTC in reply to "RE: I hope this works out"
Morgan
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I may be wrong, but I'm fairly sure he meant "the Ubuntu of its day" in reference to the strong community and overall popularity of the distro back then. Certainly, it was the distro you went with if you wanted source-based control without the needless headaches of "roll your own" or the various obscure source-based distros out there.

And think about this too: Would Ubuntu be so great, so powerful and so easy to use if it wasn't for the unprecedented community involvement with the project? The users truly do make the system what it is, and whether you like Ubuntu or hate it, the user base helps to make it a good distro all around.

While I don't run Gentoo myself (I've recently converted to OS X for the second time), I sincerely hope that it can come back into the mix stronger and better.

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