On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 12:16:55PM -0400, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> But it does imply that you have the CPU and RAM to finish the
> compilation, not everyone is on a super fast computer. So you'd need
> to provide binaries anyway, making the idea of a `source based'
> operating system moot. What would be useful is to make it easier to
> re-compile what you have installed, much like BSD's have done.
I like the idea of easy re-compiling. One of the things I've always
liked about the BSD system is that the "source code is at your fingertips."
I think that idea is more empowering to users.