Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 20th Oct 2002 17:14 UTC
Debian and its clones "This is a critical review of Debian 3.0, but I want to say right from the start that I'm not trying to bait anyone. However I feel that reviewers often root for Debian as the open-source underdog, and give it marks which it doesn't deserve. If RedHat 8.0 came out with installation software like Debian 3.0 it would be savaged. I think it's time for an honest review, to spur the Debian developers into making the best possible distribution. I really want Debian to succeed. I want to use it daily, and recommend it to my friends. But I can't do that right now and I think it's important people understand why." Read the review and its (already long) discussion at DebianPlanet.
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by al on Mon 21st Oct 2002 10:28 UTC

i cannot believe the lack of ability on the authors part.
put simply, he is a neophyte and should stay well away from debian. He wants a windows version of linux. with all the nice guis etc.. bells and whistles. He dosent want to learn the finer nuances of linux.
I am appauled by his review. He is simply not qualified to be anywhere near competent or accurate in his comments.

I see 2 streams of distros. 1. The windows want to be. 2. The linux distros that actually resemble linux/unix.
Lets keep linux linux please.