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Re: Windows vs. Linux



On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 05:37:58AM +0800, csj wrote:
> > 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.

No, it was definitely not that Linux was jammed in to place to create a
more complete GNU system.  Linus intentionally targeted Linux for the
GNU system since the tools already existed.  He made sure it was a
smooth fit.

noah

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