Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Feb 2009 14:11 UTC
Linux With Linux traditionally coming in many, many flavours, a common call among some Linux fans - but mostly among people who actually do not use Linux - is to standardise all the various distributions, and work from a single "one-distribution-to-rule-them-all". In a recent interview, Linus Tovalds discarded the idea, stating that he thinks "it's something absolutely required!"
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Comment by Soulbender
by Soulbender on Wed 4th Feb 2009 15:31 UTC
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jesus, not this absurd discussion again.
It is not POSSIBLE to restrict the number of distributions since the license allows people to create their own. Why not also suggest that we standardize on movies and music? It's an outrage that just anyone can start their own band or just buy a camera and go out and shoot movies. There are too many choices! We need to restrict the choices for the good of everyone.
You know, just like how they did in the old eastern bloc back in the day.

Edited 2009-02-04 15:34 UTC

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