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  1. strypey strypey

    @pettter once you are in a dominant position, there is a strong incentive to rewrite history to say this happened because of your merit

    about 3 months ago from quitter.se
    1. Matthew Davidson mjd

      @strypey 1991: "I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. […] I've currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work." http://www.linuxtoday.com/developer/2011082501341OSKN

      about 3 months ago from web
      1. Matthew Davidson mjd

        @strypey So Linus adopted the # shell and compiler before # adopted his kernel. Neither a failure of #, or GNU - just not-reinventing-the-wheel pragmatism from both directions.

        about 3 months ago from web