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Linux: The Gold Standard of Code

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"Linux code is the 'benchmark of quality,' study concludes" is the headline that started the ball rolling down at the blogosphere's Broken Windows Lounge, where toast after toast has rung out in Linux's name as a result.

'The Right Way to Do IT'

Is the Linux desktop a "mess"? Are distros getting too fat? Perish the thought. Linux is the gold standard of code; this week, at least, bloggers have no time for such trivial matters.

It's time to celebrate Linux's latest success -- not that it comes as any great surprise.

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