Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Mar 2007 17:32 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Gentoo "Last week, the Gentoo project entered the lowest point of its 7-year old existence. The single most telling statement attesting to this fact is this brief excerpt from the current issue of Gentoo Weekly News. 'The following developers recently joined the Gentoo project: Daniel Robbins; the following developers recently left the Gentoo project: Daniel Robbins' Yes, this is the same Daniel Robbins who founded Gentoo Linux back in the year 2000 and who left the project in 2004 for personal reasons. He officially re-joined the Gentoo development team two weeks ago - only to resign a few days later. The reason? Strong personal attacks by some of the current developers of the project."
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RE[4]: Fastest growing distro
by fignew on Mon 12th Mar 2007 18:58 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Fastest growing distro"
fignew
Member since:
2006-09-06

Yes, I'm sure what you've said is true... But from the article: "By the time he resigned from the project some four years later, Gentoo had become the fastest growing Linux distribution of all times..."

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RE[5]: Fastest growing distro
by Filip on Mon 12th Mar 2007 19:12 in reply to "RE[4]: Fastest growing distro"
Filip Member since:
2005-07-06

I think anyone using the phrase "of all times" is not referring to future times.

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RE[6]: Fastest growing distro
by libray on Wed 14th Mar 2007 15:18 in reply to "RE[5]: Fastest growing distro"
libray Member since:
2005-08-27

Unless Linux wholly as a project has ended, you cannot use "of all times". More correct would have been "at that time"

Correct:
DOS 3.3 was fastest growing version of all times.

Incorrect:
QEMU 0.7.0 was the fastest growing version of all times.

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DigitalAxis Member since:
2005-08-28

I think the key phrase is "had become". It WAS the fastest growing Linux distribution of all time, it ISN'T now.

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