I inform you before you read: This is a post where I will reflect my very personal opinion. If someone admires or defends the ideas of Miguel de Icaza and you may be offended by what comes next, I advise looking to the side.
From the outset, right now I don't know why I'm writing this post, especially when I already left what I think about this character well reflected in this other. Miguel de Icaza needs no introduction, perhaps his greatest recognition has been being one of the founders of the GNOME project, a project that apparently erased from his memory and everything that it philosophically represented.
That the guy had opted for OS X We already knew it, but you have to have a very tough face to criticize something of which he himself has been part.
As he tells us in su Blog, took a Mac one day to go on vacation to Brazil and everything worked, I could suspend and restore the laptop without problems, the audio always worked as well as the WiFi, he did not have to recompile the kernel to adjust "this or that", he did not have problems with the video drivers and did not have any signs of suspicious slowness than if he had on his Thinkpad.
And finally, it comes to us with the excuse that there is fragmentation in Linux as a platform, multiple incompatible distributions, and incompatibility between the versions of the same distro.
I am not going to go into the details of why in OS X things work or not, I already talked about that in my other post, but let me tell you Don Icaza, that in the Netbook I had a weeks ago, and in the Dell Vostro that I have now, if I have had problems of the type you mention (I haven't had them) the only one to blame for it has been me.
To Miguel de Icaza I say: Problems can present anyone who uses a Rolling Release distribution, or who updates constantly, but in general GNU / Linux more stable can not be. I say this from my experience, with the hardware that I have tried in these 7 years of use.
Also sir, you better than anyone should know that, while your OS X is focused on only one type of hardware, GNU / Linux It tries to cover a much wider range, and many times for devices to work, you have to do reverse engineering, because as we all know, we are not part of that Monopoly that companies like Apple and Microsoft dispute.
But without wanting to extend myself further: does OS X work well for you? Congratulations, enjoy Macbook or whatever you have, that before my eyes (and even if he doesn't give a shit) he is nothing more than a hypocritical traitor. You are one of those who started from the bottom, fighting for a cause and ended up on the opposite side. Enjoy your dark side, strength is with me 😛
Sincerely, Miguel de Icaza you are disgusted.