OSNews: Interview with YellowDog's Dan Burcaw
Jul 23, 2002, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"In light of the recent release of YDL 2.3, we are happy today
to host an exclusive interview with Dan Burcaw, co-founder, CTO,
and lead developer of YellowDog Linux, the Red Hat-based, PPC-only
Linux distribution for the Mac platform.
"1. Tell us a bit about the history and background of
TerraSoft Solutions and how you got involved in the Linux
"Dan Burcaw: We were basically evaluating Linux
solutions for website hosting and as a Linux guy I wanted Linux and
Kai (Terra Soft's CEO) wanted Mac hardware. At the time there
wasn't any high-quality Linux offerings for Macs. We saw this as an
opportunity and it has since turned into the focus of our