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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
the kernels used by different distros used to be far more fragmented then they currently are, but since there was no lock-in, things were able to be smoothed out.
if there is lock-in, it makes it much harder to fix any of the other problems.
Enterprise distributions and free software
Posted Mar 8, 2011 0:47 UTC (Tue) by blitzkrieg3 (subscriber, #57873)
I take issue with this definition of lock-in, which is one I've never heard before. Red Hat doesn't do anything to the OS or to the customer to make it harder for the customer to move, we simply make it harder for competitors to support Red Hat software. Now if you're a business person and you say, "We could move to vendor X for Enterprise Linux support, but their support is not as good as Red Hat", I could see how that might make it "hard to move", but that isn't lock-in.
Posted Mar 8, 2011 1:09 UTC (Tue) by martinfick (subscriber, #4455)
Posted Mar 8, 2011 2:03 UTC (Tue) by airlied (subscriber, #9104)
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