AOL in Negotiations to Acquire Red Hat
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 08:37:36 -0800 (PST)
On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Eugene Leitl wrote:
--]Of course. But this is not the point. The point is that the unwashed
--]masses want something else entirely than the elitists want, and they will
--]inevitably enforce their predilection for bloat, featurism, lack of
--]stability, terrible QoS, inflated hardware requirements, and overwhelming
--]moronism (lowest common denominator) over further course of development.
You mean like the current massmarket distros of linux that come with KDE,
Gnome, Netscraper, Star OFfice, Real PLayer , Acrobat reader, and a slew
of other apps as the DEFAULT install?:)_
ITs already done folks. Every fear of the mass market for linux eleteists
can be found on the shelves of any BestBuys for about 40$ or less.
AOL stamping its name on it will do everything to promote this and nothing
to change whats already happening.
Look waht it did with WInamp.