Posted Sep 13, 2007 18:35 UTC (Thu) by ncm
In reply to: Linus played with Monotone before
Parent article: Quotes of the week
Actually, much of it has been rewritten.
I recall Ken Thompson unimpressed with Linux in 1999: "Microsoft is really unreliable but Linux is worse. In a non-PC environment, it just won't hold up." Much of Linux has been rewritten since then, too.
Ultimately, this is just trash-talk. It goes over well with the posse, but it's low. Brian Kernighan has never indulged.
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