[Nottingham] “Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”

Andy White andy at milky.org.uk
Tue Nov 27 12:49:12 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 09:50:09AM +0000, Jason Irwin wrote:
> On 27/11/12 00:55, Martin wrote:
> > The Legacy of Linus Torvalds: Linux, Git, and One Giant Flamethrower
> > http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/11/linus-torvalds-isoc/all/
> *sigh* Very first sentence.
> "Linus Torvalds created Linux, which now runs vast swathes of the
> internet, including Google and Facebook."
> Yes he did and no it doesn't.  Well not on it's own it doesn't

so yes it does then? What're you talking about? Stuff that runs on top
of the kernel?

In essence, then, linux is running (being the kernel, the important part) the
other stuff which you care about?  How is it that linux is not running vast
swathes of the internet?

What do you really object to in the article?

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