Over the years, Torvalds has trashed Microsoft, SCO, programmers, the GNU Hurd (another Unix programming alternative)... and now he's trashing his own baby, Linux.
The problem for Torvalds is that his baby grew up.
" Linux is bloated. While the open-source community has long pointed the finger at Microsoft's Windows as bloated, it appears that with success has come added heft, heft that makes Linux "huge and scary now,"
- Linus Torvalds, LinuxCon, Portland, OR, Monday
At his keynote address; Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, gets the award for understatement of the week: