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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RE: Unification
by wakeupneo on Thu 5th Feb 2009 05:22 UTC in reply to "Unification"
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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.

Yeah...because as we all know, Apple and MS don't break compatibility or library sets, controls, interface schemes or applications at all.

And how many variants of Vista are there again? 6? Of the one product? What a dubious strategy...choice.

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