For a software programmer, one of the ultimate projects that you
could ever be involved with is an operating system. We're so used
to building applications for the OS that the idea of actually
working on the mother ship itself can seem like something that
could never happen. Of course, most of us aren't even qualified to
step foot near an operating system and act like we can add new code
to make it sing, but that hasn't stopped people before. Just
because you provide a great piece of software, that obviously
doesn't mean that you should translate it into some sort of an OS
or desktop environment (such as KDE or GNOME), but even so, many
are calling for that exact thing to be done.
"I love Mozilla and Google products, and I use them every single
day; however, the ongoing discussions about how they should create
more of a presence in the operating system world has baffled
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