Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jul 2007 22:42 UTC, submitted by WillM
Linux "Remember the 1980s worries about how the 'forking' of Unix could hurt that operating system's chances for adoption? That was nothing compared to the mess we've got today with Linux, where upwards of 300 distributions vie for the attention of computer users seeking an alternative to Windows."
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Let's think about this....
by sonic2000gr on Fri 20th Jul 2007 01:01 UTC
sonic2000gr
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2007-05-20

"Linux is a forking mess..."

Well, the way I see it, Windows IS a MESS and it is not even forking! In fact innovation seems to be reaching a stand still, probably a dead end, while complexity (for development) is at an all time high.

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RE: Let's think about this....
by DigitalAxis on Fri 20th Jul 2007 23:13 in reply to "Let's think about this...."
DigitalAxis Member since:
2005-08-28

Oh come on, he was trying to be vulgar and witty.

You see, Windows doesn't matter in all of this because it CAN'T fork. So whatever you have, is what you have, and you just gotta deal.

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