[brlug-general] Not everybody thingks that Chrome OS is goingto be all that great..
andrewmb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 13:35:06 CDT 2009
I'm certain this is going to be JADOG (Just Another Distro Of Gnu/Linux).
Move along now, nothing to see here.
The world certainly does not need JADOG. What it needs is Ubuntu (without
the gayness of OOB MP3/DVD prohibition) to truly become supported.
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Brad Bendily <bendily at gmail.com> wrote:
> My week in news has been about a 0-day for IE which is being actively
>> exploited (does anyone really use IE for anything besides windows update
> unfortunately many companies and agencies still use IE, because many other
> companies develop apps that only run on IE so
> people who buy the apps must use it. I work for such an agency, i don't
> agree with it, but I like having a job and I must support it and therefore
> have to use it.
> Google does make a claim that they will build and OS with no
> vulnerabilities. Like one of the blog post said, I think people are stuck on
> the semantics of the wording. No one knows what the underlying code will do.
> Is it possible to build such and OS? sure.
> Are they gonna get it right the first time? I doubt. Will it be better than
> any other option available now? mostly.
> I assume they're going to use some form of nix for the underlying OS.
> Unless they start from scratch and build their own
> HAL and all the pieces that go into an OS, then there are going to be
> things out of their control.
> There are a lot of questions and variables that are going to be involved,
> but surely in the end there will be an OS that is going to
> be a lot different from anything we see today. I for one can't wait to see.
> Have Mercy & Say Yeah
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