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On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 09:59, Rich Freeman wrote:
> I'm a bit concerned that the future of linux on the desktop is going to be
> one where your choices are things like Android, ChromeOS, Ubuntu, Gnome OS,
> or a "KDE OS." Each one would have its own package managers, repositories,
> distros, APIs, etc. Clearly there is some benefit from the vertical
> integration (Android and ChromeOS have a very high level of polish, and
> Ubuntu is approaching this often by just writing their own stuff). Instead
> of working to influence other projects (which can be frustrating), big
> distros are looking to just eliminate dependencies outside of themselves.
> This will be a big challenge for a smaller distro like Gentoo. Obviously we
> can't just go write our own Wayland replacement, even if we did essentially
> make our own "systemd" of sorts.
you're aware the ChromeOS is built on top of / with Gentoo right ?