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SubjectRe: Standard Linux (Was What is up with Redhat 7.0?)


On Sat, 30 Sep 2000, Michael Peddemors wrote:

> ie should we say that ALL distros have to ship with, and be compatible with the
> standard kernel? If a distro has a patch that they want in the kernel, and the
> mainstream kernel doesn't feel it belongs, should it be labeled differently?
> Do we go with a Debian Linux, Redhat Linux, etc.. accepting that they are all
> different, but from a common heritage
Why not? Worked for BSD just fine.

> or should there be a 'seal of approval' so that
> a distro can indicate it is 100% linux mainstream, as in
> SomeDistro Linux, '100% Linux Standard Compliant'

Yeah... And then we'll have every marketdroid and his mom
_really_ trying hard to get every patch into the main tree. Thanks, but no
thanks.

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