The Success of Gentoo
Posted Nov 20, 2003 5:46 UTC (Thu) by dkite
Parent article: The Success of Gentoo
One refreshing characteristic of the Gentoo community is the lack of
feelings of entitlement. Most everyone just digs in, and figures it out.
Or waits patiently. Or tries to fix the problem for others. Did I mention
how refreshing it is?
Another odd, counterintuitive result is the relative stability of the
distribution. Even for those using the unstable ebuilds. The community
provides an almost instant feedback to developers, resulting in better
And who can not feel good surrounded by like-minded wierdos?
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