Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th May 2006 17:26 UTC, submitted by JMcCarthy
Linux Andrew Morton, the lead maintainer of the Linux production kernel, is worried that an increasing number of defects are appearing in the 2.6 kernel and is considering drastic action to resolve it. "I believe the 2.6 kernel is slowly getting buggier. It seems we're adding bugs at a higher rate than we're fixing them," Morton said, in a talk at the LinuxTag conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Friday.
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Morin
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2005-12-31

> How can you compare the sheer size of Microsoft, IBM and DEC to Linux?
> Even today, when Linus is gaining strength is still minute compared to Microsoft.

I responded to your posting, which was about the age of Linux. I never compared sizes, nor did you until now. You are pretty much twisting words that have already been written.

I'd like to inform you that if you see Linux as the revolution against the giant MS (which I think it almost is, although I think it still sucks technically), then you will help your cause a lot more by not writing such nonsense, but coding, bug reporting, educating newbies, ...

Otherwise, if you only want to "win" a discussion, then you should be aware that there are more satisfactory things you could do in your time. And by the way, if it was you who modded me down, you should develop other means of power than down-modding. It won't help you in real life, and only real life counts.

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gilboa Member since:
2005-07-06

In Hebrew we have a saying that (translated to English) goes something like this:
"In an argument, the one that shouts the most (resorting to irrelevant personal insutls), has the weakest points".

Enough said.

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Morin Member since:
2005-12-31

Well, it was an advice. You can take it the way you want.

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