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SubjectRe: How innovative is Linux?
The real innotation in Linux is that it is open source and yet popular
enough that there are versions that even a windoze user could easily pick
up.

David Kane

On 6/23/07, Carlo Wood <carlo@alinoe.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 04:46:08PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Now if you want really innovative OS work go look in the lab or at
> > projects most people have never heard of and don't run.
>
> Hey, I heard of one. I got a few friends that are sitting
> in an IRC channel and have been working on a complete new
> OS from scratch for like 10 years now (kernel, filesystem,
> graphics drivers, libraries - everything). I consider them
> to be totally nuts of course. When I ask them why are you
> still doing this? Can't you use linux? Then the answer is
> that there are still companies interested in operating
> systems like that, precisely because they are not well-
> known. It would be pretty hard to exploit vulnerabilities
> in such a system (or that is their explanation anyway).
>
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> Carlo Wood <carlo@alinoe.com>
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