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Re: Windows vs. Linux

On Fri, 1 Feb 2002 14:08:17 -0500
Alec <alec1976nyc@yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Friday 01 February 2002 01:21 pm, Noah Meyerhans wrote:
> > During the famous
> > Linus/Tanenbaum debates of 10 years or so ago, Tanenbaum said that if
> > Linux had been written for one of his OS classes, it would have received
> > a failing grade (due to its monolithic kernel architecture).
> Just goes to show that "worse is better".

Probably the reason Linux was able to hijack the loyalties of the free
software community. Having focused developing the tools, the FSF was
taking its sweet time building the core of the Hurd system. So when
Linux came along, everybody just jammed the piece into the unfinished
puzzle. The Best OS is always somebody's thesis.

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