[nSLUG] Automotive metaphor (Was: kernel setup stack...)

Paul Boudreau pbx at eastlink.ca
Fri Mar 12 15:01:56 AST 2004


Mike wrote:

>If your distro were a motor vehicle.....
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>dteed quoth:
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>>Having a larger developer base would help if Patrick wants to enhance
>>things beyond the Toyota Tercel of Linuxes.
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>The trend, fully realized by M$ and pursued by some Linux "desktop"
>fans/developers is:
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>   40-foot Winnebago, sleeps 6, his'n'hers bicycles and motocross
>   bikes strapped to the back, Toyota Tercel in tow, followed by an
>   trailered cabin cruiser, also in tow; all hookups plus satellite TV
>   dish on the roof.
>
>My ideal,  no less top-heavy I guess, is more like:
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>   Utility service truck -- the kind where all the side panels are
>   toolbox doors -- with a small machine shop inside, winch and PTO
>   fore and aft, cherry picker boom, big diesel powerplant in tow
>   with integral generator, welder and compressor.
>
>Eventually, I might fall to the seduction of moving to a 40' semi rig
>with room for more machine tools, hauled by a Peterbuilt with a
>sleeper cab.  But not a Winnebago and no boat, thanks. :-)
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>- Mike
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This is a good read:

http://bang.dhs.org/be/beginning.html



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