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In May 2016, disgruntled developers of the embedded-Linux-for-routers distribution OpenWRT forked the project and headed off to do their own thing. The Linux Embedded Development Environment – LEDE – project felt that OpenWRT was heading in the wrong direction and lacked engagement with the wider developer community. Now, in …

  1. Jonathan Richards 1 Silver badge
    1. John Brown (no body) Silver badge
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      Re: Called it

      Smug bastard!

  2. Anonymous IV

    Second Law of Thermodynamics confounded!

    Will this be the only example of two Linux distros re-combining (should it happen)?

    Whatever happened to entropy?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Second Law of Thermodynamics confounded!

      Entopopy? Simple, what's the result of merging two (quasi-)religious organisations ... three (quasi-)religious organsiations - the merged organisations and two splinters of the original two who refuse to accept that they could ever be in the same grouping as anyone from the other organisation who clearly never held to the tenents of the one true faith.

      1. frank ly

        Re: Second Law of Thermodynamics confounded!

        Splittist! .... Joiner! ......Splitter! ....... Mergist!........... Forker!

    2. Alan Brown Silver badge

      Re: Second Law of Thermodynamics confounded!

      "Will this be the only example of two Linux distros re-combining"

      No, software forking happens regularly and any particularly successful fork is almost always folded back into the mainstream - or _becomes_ the mainstream

    3. Jeffrey Nonken

      Re: Second Law of Thermodynamics confounded!

      Entropy just isn't what it used to be.

  3. Mage Silver badge

    Well

    I think it's good news.

  4. Drew 11
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    Wow

    Here was me thinking the People's Front of Router and the Routerian People's Front would never solve their differences.

    1. Slef

      Re: Wow

      Where are the Router Peoples Front?

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Wow

        ...and the so called Gitlabic State where all the extreme pushers and pullers will retreat.

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Wow

        > Where are the Router Peoples Front?

        He's over there.

  5. John Smith 19 Gold badge
    Go

    This sounds liek some good news for Xmas.

    Stronger together?

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    http://www.barnabasministry.com/quotes-pushed.html

  7. IGnatius T Foobar

    And next...

    We remain optimistic that Solaris and AIX will merge next.

  8. herman Silver badge

    Obligatory MS Mention

    Now, if only Microsoft can learn from this and merge Windows 10 with Windows 7.

  9. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Just Trump Making Routers Great Again! #MRGA

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