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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by Almafeta on Thu 5th Feb 2009 01:27 UTC
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Yes, because having a single unified standard would deal Linux a mortal wound. Time has shown us how having a universally applicable, universally expectable set of libraries, controls, interface schemes, shortcuts, and applications has so negatively impacted the usability and marketability of Macintosh and Windows over the years.

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