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#LinuxCon: Are Application Developers 'Weanies'?

Aug 20, 2011, 14:00 (3 Talkback[s])


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"During Linus Torvalds talk at LinuxCon he took the time to call application developers 'weanies' and said that they weren't 'real men' like kernel developers.

It's a description that Marten Mickos, the CEO of Eucalyptus (and former CEO of MySQL) does not agree with. During a keynote presentation at LinuxCon, Mickos explained his vision of the new world order in which the cloud and virtualization dominates.

In addition to slamming application developers, Torvalds also called virtualization 'evil'. Again Mickos disagrees.

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