Caring Less

If Linus cared more about what happens outside the kernel, it might be a less useful operating system.
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Doc Searls is Senior Editor of Linux Journal

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Re: Linux for Suits: Caring Less

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I for one find Linus's attitude incredibly hilarious as well as totally suited to the task. I try to maintain an attitude of detachment about things that are outside of what I am working on as well. Unfortunately it frequently becomes an "I don't care" attitude when I am pestered into dealing with "my web broke" type of stuff. I try to be as pleasant about it as possible though....really $:o

Re: Linux for Suits: Caring Less

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Re: Linux for Suits: Caring Less

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But Linus has been guilty of putting things in kernel-space that belongs in userland. A webserver? NFS services? With those arguments, Samba *should* be a part of the kernel, as ksamba-based machines would seriously smoke NT fileservers.

He may comment on how the hurd developers are on drugs, but they're the ones who understand the difference between kernel and user. The kernel should provide access to hardware, and a few limited services. Not all these other "features" that have been integrated.

Re: Linux for Suits: Caring Less

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first post ! :D

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