I feel that my computer is responsive enough, but I guess it's a pain that I am used to.. (amd sempron 3400, nvidia 7600gt agp, 2.6.28, kde 4.3)
Too bad Linus will not accept Con Kolivas patches. This seem to be a good thing.
But hey, why not accept patches? Linux is 11 million lines of code now and even Linus T says it is bloated and huge. A few 100.000 lines of code is nothing.
Linus T says that they fix bugs as fast as they add code, but that is of no help. The code that gets bug fixed, is swapped out for new code soon and new bugs will be introduced, all the time. That is why Andrew Morton says the quality of the Linux kernel is declining.
The funny thing is, Theo pointed out that they should slim the code and fix it, 5 years ago and was called a Troll
"[Linux] is terrible," De Raadt says. "Everyone is using it, and they don't realize how bad it is. And the Linux people will just stick with it and add to it rather than stepping back and saying, 'This is garbage and we should fix it.'"
Same article, IT company CEO, PhD Comp Sci: "You know what I found? Right in the [Linux] kernel, in the heart of the operating system, I found a developer's comment that said, 'Does this belong here?' "Lok says. "What kind of confidence does that inspire? Right then I knew it was time to switch [OS]."
Nothing is true until Linus T says so. You can say whatever you want, but unless Linus T confirms, it is not true. If I say Linux is bloated, it is not true - unless Linus T confirms it. If I say Linux has problems with backwards compatibility, it is not true - unless Linus T confirms it. If I say Linux has problems with unstable ABIs, it is not true - unless Linux confirms it. Dont people think themselves? Dont they observe themselves? Must they wait until Linus T says so?
And you think it's bloated just because Mr. de Raadt says so. Talking about believing in authority figures...