[linux-elitists] Harmful things according to google.

Greg KH greg@kroah.com
Fri Jan 10 11:42:56 PST 2003


On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 02:15:19PM -0500, mike@jurney.org wrote:
> This is the same kind of comment people make in relation to the linux
> kernel from time to time, along the lines of "imagine how good it would be
> if they had some REAL engineers working on it <sitting back in office at
> {sun,ibm,oracle,whatever} feeling pompous>".  I'm sure he's right that as
> potential academic programmers they were ruined, given what was being
> investigated at the time.  If he were entirely right, though, the Hurd
> would be faster than linux;  It's not, because practical necessity should
> almost always trump academic conceit.

Heh, Hurd doesn't even have device drivers!
Talk about an academic dream that is never going to go anywhere...

greg k-h



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