xcourse97 at charter
Sep 18, 2004, 10:00 AM
Post #26 of 30
May I cordially invite you to restrict your proselytizing to
http://utopios.org. This is not a religious forum, but the gentoo-amd64
mailing list, and , as such, should be limited to related topics.
On Sat, 2004-09-18 at 09:21, Luke-Jr wrote:
> On Saturday 18 September 2004 10:45 pm, Kyle Schlansker wrote:
> > Luke-Jr wrote:
> > > That will soon change. Also note, I intend to stop using Linux as soon as
> > > the HURD makes for a good replacement. Will nVidia be providing HURD
> > > drivers soon? I highly doubt it...
> > wait wait wait. Are you abandoning your utopios project?
> Not at all.
> > Shouldn't you be coding some free software about now?
> One can email at the same time as code.
> > On that note, I challenge your claim that Utopios will be a "new operating
> > system". It sounds to me like its just another Linux distribution, or
> > should I say GNU/Linux distribution :)
> Linux is a mere kernel. You may be right in classifying it as Linux distro for
> now, but as mentioned above, once there is a usable alternative that could
> soon change. If not the HURD, possibly BSD or Darwin (though not likely
> unless either suddenly work with glibc). "Linux distribution" restricts
> things to using Linux for a kernel and overemphasises it. What end user cares
> what particular kernel their computer uses? Most probably don't care about
> the commandline userland and only about the DE.
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