Posted Nov 14, 2012 5:52 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Parent article: Crowding out OpenBSD
Another thing to remember is that someday Linux is going to be replaced by something that has less baggage and so can be faster and more useful on the hardware of the day.
When that starts to happen, userspace projects are going to have to adapt. Those that 'just work' or only require minor tweaks will become standard on the new system. Those that are a pain because they have no provision for compatibility or the maintainers aren't willing to consider portability will end up being replaced (or forked)