Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2015 16:27:29 +0000 From: Simon Baker <simonb@...zo.org> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Andrew Crichton <andy@...ycrichton.co.uk> Subject: Re: Owl future > > Let's look at this differently: what was the value of Owl so far? Small, simple, elegant, lean. As close to the bsd's as was reasonable. Virtualization support was a pleasant bonus, but not expected. > > Finally, as to the future of Owl itself, we need to know why we'd be > > continuing to put effort into Owl. Do we have more new approaches to > > demo to others in this way, or would we be playing catch-up? I think it > > might be mostly the latter. Imho, without embracing kvm, and therefore taking on that clusterfuck of a security model, you cannot compete with red hat et al in the enterprise space. That said, I don't believe that was ever your intention. For me, Owl is turning in to an heirloom linux. And, that is not a bad goal. Keep it small, keep it safe, and keep it tidy. S. Content of type "text/html" skipped
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