[ZDNet] Late and slowed by feature creep, it's ... Linux?

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From: Robert S. Thau (rst@ai.mit.edu)
Date: Thu May 04 2000 - 19:07:47 PDT

Adam L. Beberg writes:
> [Linux loses another pedestal to stand on in the "we're better then
> Windows" battle. It's getting harder and harder to tell them apart, and
> it's not becasue Windows is becoming more Linux-like. Old bits to those
> watching, but this is the first I've seen the delays reported. Where is
> my quake III for EROS? The quake secuity hole story is below this one.]

Actually, this is pointing up one of the key differences between
open-source projects and commercial outfits --- the open-source stuff
ships when it's ready, not on some date predetermined by the marketing

There were "delay" stories for the 2.2 kernels as well, and there
would have been for earlier releases if anyone in the press was paying


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