"Daily newspapers tends to do a pretty crappy job of
covering Linux, and my local paper is no exception. Today's
edition carried a story on a local computer trade show where Red
Hat Software's Bob Young is one of the keynote speakers."
"In the article, the newspaper reporter--who is the Chief
Conductor of the Clueless Train--didn't chat with Bob Young about
the impressive growth of Linux-based servers, the exciting new
desktop developments (KDE and GNOME) that should raise the
prominence of Linux on the desktop, or the exciting future of Linux
in a post-Microsoft world. No, he spent his time discussing the
fact that the Linux 2.4 kernel was late, forcing Bob into a
defensive position. Bob made all the right comments--that because
Linux kernel development occurs in the open, delays like this are
taken out of context by many people--but in the end, both Linux and
Bob Young looked diminished because the Linux kernel was
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