Choose your side on the Linux divide

Fundamentally, I think this exposes a separation of the Linux community: between those who were deep into Unix before Linux came on the scene and those who came later. I can’t help but think that a number of younger developers and admins are missing key elements of how Unix-like systems were designed and how they functioned before, say, 1998 — when Unix was for servers and high-end workstations, not desktop systems or laptops.