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Linux Times: Linus Torvalds: "Desktop Market Has Already Started"

Oct 25, 2004, 19:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston ST. Pierre)

"Preston: Your life has been dedicated for quite some time to the Linux kernel. If this project was no longer yours, what kind of project would you most like to take on next (games, user applications, another kernel, development tools, etc)?

"Linus Torvalds: I like being close to the hardware, and doing good visuals (ie games or GUI's) is not my forte, so I'd probably work on development tools or similar.

"In fact, the only project I've actually spent some time on in the last year (apart from the kernel, of course) has been this source checker application that does some extended type-checking for the kernel. So very much a development tool..."

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