Ubuntu isn’t Linux, What’s a Beginner anyways?

Today Joel Spolsky announced The results of the poll of whether ubuntu SE and unix SE would be merged, they won’t. In short the Unix community was in favor of it but the Ubuntu community was not. Joel had this to say: So, Ubuntu, Linux, I get it, it’s clearly not the same thing. If you love Ubuntu, we have a site for you. If you love Linux and Unix, we have a site for you. Read more →

If you can’t beat them, join them

I have been heavily criticized for criticizing, critiquing, and complaining about lack of quality in open source projects. I have done these things because I care, generally because I care about that specific project, or Open Source (or whatever I’m talking about) in general. I’ve been attacked, insulted, and sworn at. I’ve recently come to the realization that the community support that behavior, to the point that they won’t stand up against those doing it. Read more →