Linux has become 'bloated' and not streamlined or efficient, warns the man who created

Linus Torvalds, the man who created Linux, has expressed strong criticism of the modern form of the platform at a Linux conference, describing it as "bloated".

At the LinuxCon conference in Portland this week, Linux creator Linus Torvalds dropped a bit of a bomb when he said that the open-source kernel had not become the “streamlined, hyper-efficient kernel I envisioned when I started writing Linux” and instead was now “bloated,” “huge” and “scary” ...

In a ZDNet poll live online on their article about this, currently the majority of people agree with this assessment by a significant margin.

22 September 2009

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