eWeek: Fork in Linux Road?
Apr 06, 2004, 00:30 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Rapoza)
"In his inimitable way of imparting wisdom, baseball Hall of
Famer Yogi Berra once said, 'When you get to the fork in the road,
take it.' There are many reasons why this quotation is funny, not
the least of which is that it doesn't make sense. But many in the
tech community seem to be displaying a similar lack of
understanding when it comes to forking.
"Many pundits and industry leaders are predicting that Linux
will fork or even saying that it has forked already. The main
contention is that Red Hat Linux is moving away from other Linux
distributions so that applications written for Red Hat Linux may
not easily run on those other distributions..."