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Re: [Flame Bait] - Linux as bloatware



On Monday 10 April 2006 00:05, John Wendel wrote:
>Food for thought,
>
>http://news.com.com/Negroponte+Slimmer+Linux+needed+for+100+laptop/210
>0-7346_3-6057456.html?tag=nefd.lede
>
>* BOSTON--The One Laptop Per Child organization will use Linux on its
>inexpensive machines, but the operating system suffers the same code
>bloat as Windows, the project's leader said Tuesday.*
>
>"People aren't thinking about small, fast, thin systems," said
> Nicholas Negroponte, chairman of the One Laptop Per Child
><http://dw.com.com/redir?destUrl=http%3A%2F%2Flaptop.org%2F&siteId=3&o
>Id=2100-7346-6057456&ontId=1001&lop=nl.ex> nonprofit association, in a
> speech at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo
> <http://news.com.com/LinuxWorld+not+just+for+Linux+fans+anymore/2009-
>7346_3-6056446.html?tag=nl> here. "Suddenly it's like a very fat
> person (who) uses most of the energy to move the fat. And Linux is no
> exception. Linux has gotten fat, too."
>
>Regards,
>John

Well, he could put cp-m on them I suppose, or freedos maybe...
Talk about setting the 3rd world back to the stone age.

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