Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Apr 2007 22:00 UTC, submitted by michuk
Graphics, User Interfaces "Red Hat has recently shared with the world the first ISO images of the system that is supposed to be installed on the OLPC laptops. I suddenly felt an irresistible temptation. I downloaded 291 MB ISO, burned it on a CD and started testing. Here is what I got."
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RE: By any other name...
by StephenBeDoper on Wed 11th Apr 2007 01:26 UTC in reply to "By any other name..."
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While I do not believe any effort to reinvent is in vain, for if nothing else you learn what makes the originals work so well.

Perhaps it's cynic in me, but I think it's less a case of "learning what made the originals work" than "learning the pragmatic reasons behind the compromises taken by the people who built the originals."

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