Linked by Oliver on Fri 11th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Linux is the most popular free Unix-like operating system, it shouldn't be a surprise that some projects have begun treating non-Linux operating systems as second-class citizens. This isn't out of contempt for the BSDs or OpenSolaris, it's just a matter of limited manpower: if almost all the users of the application have a Linux operating system and if all the core developers are using Linux themselves, it's difficult to keep supporting other operating systems. But sometimes the choice to leave out support for other operating systems is explicitly made, e.g. when the developers want to implement some innovative features that require functionality that is (at least for now) only available in the Linux kernel."
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TheGZeus
Member since:
2010-05-19

That's an impressive skill.

Your comment changes nothing, because, as I said, I neither post nor say serious things in another language unless I know what I'm saying, or at least don't expect anyone to take me seriously should I do so.

I could post some pretty ludicrous stuff in German, but that wouldn't serve any purpose. Zero communication would take place.

However, say I didn't speak English. I could post in Japanese, and a few people would be able to understand me. That's better than zero, which is the number that would have a chance if I tried to rely on a dictionary and High School English.

Edited 2011-03-12 10:33 UTC

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I could post some pretty ludicrous stuff in German, but that wouldn't serve any purpose. Zero communication would take place.


It'd be a welcome refreshing change of pace.

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TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

That was very constructive, and everyone learned so much.
Thanks Thom.
-_-

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