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Re: Which one is better Ubuntu Or Fedora 9



Antonio Olivares wrote:

Which is better Ford or Chevy?  Wait there's also
Dodge, Toyota, ..., great to have choices.  Linux is like
this also.  I happen to agree with Mikkel on this one :)

While having choices is nice, if you are going to make the
inevitable internet car analogy, if one of the companies
(Linux distros in general) only has about 1% of the total
market to begin with, would you still think it was a good
idea to fragment that into a bazillion models that can't
be supported with interchangeable parts?  You aren't
talking Ford and Chevy here - it's more like DeLorian
and Tesla.

Never had heard of Delorian or Tesla.

That was the point of using them as examples. They tried (and arguably succeeded) to build something new, different, and extreme, but it didn't work as a business. The Delorian is best known as the car in the "Back to the Future"movies. Tesla is building electric sports cars and hasn't quite failed yet but is consolidating and shut down their Detroit location.

Do they have 1% of the automobile industry. I have heard of Saturn, Hyundai, others not mentioned.

The Ford Edsel model might be a good match to what fedora does. Have you heard of that one? It stuck all the new technology available in 1957 into one car. Engineering-wise it was not bad at all, but it was such a flop in acceptance that the name became a joke.

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