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SubjectRe: Linux/Pro [was Re: Coding style - a non-issue]
On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Larry McVoy wrote:

> So why is it that the development is just doing what has been done before?

No matter how often you try to reinvent the wheel, you'll
end up converging to a round shape.

The sad thing is that many of the people here have to try
the octagonal wheel first (because it's "simpler to build
and more maintainable" ?) and then get confused when they
run into problems.


Shortwave goes a long way: #swl

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