Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Jan 2013 01:41 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "A senior OpenBSD developer has complained on a mailing list that upstream vendors of free and open source software are adding in changes without any thought of whether downstream users could adapt to the change. Marc Espie said this would hurt smaller players by not allowing them to keep up with the changes. Basically what is happening is that numerous changes are being made to Linux and smaller projects like OpenBSD cannot keep up with the changes. And, according to Espie, not all these changes are strictly necessary."
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RE: Way better artticle:
by windowshasyou on Thu 10th Jan 2013 03:16 UTC in reply to "Way better artticle:"
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Thanks for the link. I skipped the story and went right to the comments after seeing who it was submitted by.

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RE[2]: Way better artticle:
by aargh on Thu 10th Jan 2013 10:24 in reply to "RE: Way better artticle:"
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Actually, I think this particular ITwire article is worth reading. It's possible that it's because it's an interview, therefore most of the content is written by the interviewee.

Among other things, it also points out this:
"Contrary to what people in (Linux Weekly News, a website which wrote about Espie's post without contacing him) did say, there's still a lot of innovation in OpenBSD, and in other BSDs too."

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RE[2]: Way better artticle:
by lucas_maximus on Thu 10th Jan 2013 10:53 in reply to "RE: Way better artticle:"
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It was submitted to ... I simply submitted it here.

As it was actually news about an Operating system I thought it was somewhat relevant to this site.

Edited 2013-01-10 10:55 UTC

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