[oclug] How open nature of Linux can work against it.
The Linux Doctor
linuxdoctor at linux.ca
Sat Aug 12 14:13:10 EDT 2006
On Sat, 12 Aug 2006 13:10:04 -0400
"Croombe F. Pensom" <croombefp at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Hi Francis
> No! Not 100%. Isn't UNIX stable? CAn't it be certified? Even after all
> these years?
Certification and validation are two different things.
> One way aroiund the continual changes is to freeze at one particular
> level and stay there. Or does that defeat the purpose of Open Source?
No, nothing says that you can't just rely on one version of software
and move forward from there. Any changes to that version of software
would have to be fully documented and tested according to certain
standards, of course, which would probably result in a fork of that
It's time that we started being truly correct rather
than being 'politically' correct.
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