[kwlug-disc] Linux is lagging behind

Shane shane.msg at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 10:30:06 EDT 2010


The problem, as you have pointed out, is not software but hardware.  Back in the days of "luggable" portables there were different hardware platforms that ran different operating systems, CP/M comes immediately to mind but there were others.  That all changed when IBM brought out the PC and developers started writing code for th PC. 

To date there is no such standard for phone/computers.  If you want to load your version of Linux onto your favorite hardware, go ahead.  Then be prepared to implement drivers to get it to function.  It all depends on how much effort you want to put into it. 
================It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Insurance Squared Inc." <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 14:52:04 
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Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Linux is lagging behind

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