After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> Linus on Linux: The Linus Torvalds Interview Part 1
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| And by the way, I would like to point out that we do try to do better on ?our
>| side? of the equation too. The whole ?stable? vs ?development? kernels (2.4.x
>| vs 2.5.x) was our fault, and I?ll happily admit that we really made it much
>| harder than it should be for people who weren?t core kernel developers to get
>| stuck on an irrelevant development branch.
The discussion of SSD's is very interesting!
Also this aside:
And that one has been x86-based for the last few years (basically since
I decided that there was no long-term desktop survival for PowerPC -
when Apple switched away it became clear that the only thing that
could possibly challenge x86 on the all-important desktop was ARM).
. . .
I'm going to be very interested to see if I'll grow an ARM
machine this year or the next, but it will require it to be a good
netbook platform, and while the potential is there, it's never quite
Q: How many surrealists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Two, one to hold the giraffe, and the other to fill the bathtub
with brightly colored machine tools.
[Surrealist jokes just aren't my cup of fur. Ed.]