Eric S. Raymond via plug on 12 Oct 2020 15:48:45 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] ESR: Last phase of the desktop wars

Rich Freeman via plug <>:
> And with the amount of forking they'd end up doing, why start with the
> Linux kernel in particular?  Why not pick something that is more
> modular, like just about every modern alternative?

Application base.  The ability to install binaries on Windows from - say -
the Debian repositories would be a a real plus.

All the "modern alternatives" put together don't have a software
ecosystem of even nearly comparable size.
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