[nycbug-talk] Backwards Compatibility is Important, Linus Knows This

Matthew Story matthewstory at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 00:21:58 EDT 2012


This was circulated briefly in an OT thread on freebsd-hackers, thought it
was interesting and then promptly forgot to share it.  Prime quote below ...

> We're not masturbating around with some research project.
> We never were. Even when Linux was young, the whole and only point
> was to make a *usable* system. It's why it's not some crazy
> drug-induced microkernel or other random crazy thing.

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