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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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