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Submission + - Linux and its identity crisis 2

Jayze Calrtini writes: From an article from ZDNet:"If you've been following the current rift in the Linux community between Linus Torvalds and his minions squaring off against Con Kolivas and the mainstream Linux fanatics, you probably know that it's getting quite heated. You also probably know that these two entirely different ideas could create three possible paths Linux can take for the future: stay geeky and appeal to the advanced tech guru in all of us; go mainstream and leave the advanced functionality and reliable kernel behind to compete with Microsoft and Apple; or face a "civil war" that could lead to total Linux annihilation.
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Linux and its identity crisis

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  • There's a German saying: "it's cooked hotter than it's eaten." I'm sure both sides can have their needs met - I think it's a matter of cooler heads prevailing, which they eventually will.
    • when you read the article, its just lame. doesn't once mention the scheduler issue. smells a bit like a troll even.

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