"The answer to the title of this article is a single sentence,
but you'll have to read the whole article to understand it. The
Linux community has an amazing blind spot, and I'd like to rant
about it a bit.
"I keep bumping into programmers who think some program or other
is needed to change the world. They're wrong. "Linux just needs
this one program and then we'll be ready!" they cry. I generally
want to slap these people until they snap out of it (which is kind
of hard to do through an internet connection). They are making a
fundamentally wrong assumption. It's not about programs. It's about
"Let me repeat that. Data formats are important. Programs are
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