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Meet the Distro Guy

Apr 17, 2007, 14:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"Mayank Sharma: We are all aware of how DistroWatch came to be. But I am sure not many recall how the website has evolved over its half a decade period of existence.

"Ladislav Bodnar: It started in May 2001 as a single-page table listing a dozen Linux distributions in a table format. As feedback and suggestions started coming in, the page expanded into 13--the front page with news and the comparison table, plus 12 pages for each of the listed distributions. They were static HTML pages. It wasn't until about a year later when I finally got around to learn some PHP and re-wrote the site to provide dynamic content..."

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