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Byte.com: Thoughts On The Evolution Of Linux Culture

Jun 28, 1999, 10:21 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Henderson)

"Fragmentation A Sign Of Success"

"You can tell when a culture is evolving by the sophistication and variety of its jargon and lexicon. Alternatives, preferences, prejudice, religion, and chips-on-the-shoulder have become part of what computing is about as we try to cut through the marketing prattle to the core of the matter. (Pardon the pun.) While Linux appears to have a serious amount of fragmentation paralleling its meteoric growth, this, too, is a sign of success."

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