Talking about Linux
Doc Searls over at Linux Journal went out to sea (on a cruise) with some of the gurus in the Linux kernel world and came back with some interesting thoughts.
"As I write this, the creators of commercial OSes are laboring to anticipate forms of work that nobody is
doing yet. Even OS X, which sits on a base of BSD, is being altered constantly to anticipate purposes nobody
is pursuing yet. It's the same with Windows developers working on Vista, the Windows successor due for
release next year. Theirs are products that practice Marketing 101 for consumer electronics: create something
that mothers a need. For Apple it might be HD video editing. For Microsoft it might be multilayered Web
services. For Linux it might be..." Cruise Report 3: New Species Discovered at Sea
(Submitted by Noel Mon Nov 14, 2005 )
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