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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Gentoo is dead, long live Gentoo!
by Meridian on Sun 13th Jan 2008 22:41 UTC
Meridian
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2007-12-18

Kill Gentoo, don't return! This is the perfect opportunity to reinvigorate Gentoo by wiping the slate clean of the current political/organizational cruft and carrying forward the original principles into a new distro. Get developers excited again with a fresh start based on the best of the existing distro along with some new ideas. Such a rebirth could bring some great things.

Obviously there would be resistance, but you'd just need to establish in people's minds the idea that the existing distro is "Legacy Gentoo" when pushing the new one, because there's nothing a Gentoo user dislikes more than being out-of-date. :-)

You could call the new distro "Genthree", get it? hahaha Thanks, I'll be here all night.

Gentoo is dead, long live Gentoo!

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