He gives us a few case studies which show problems in the current layout: http://cr.yp.to/slashpackage/studies.html
If you care to read slashpackage page, you'll see he suggests something like gobolinux does.
Interesting. I was in bed with this Chineses national, wearing nothing but a banana hammock, and she told me how she loves China. She began arguing quite unlogically that freedom isn't everything and that she likes that the government is taking care that she only reads what's important. She argued that their slashdot doesn't have any trolls and everyone is insightful or interesting.
After that we began to talk about free software and things just got out of hands. Time to taste the freedom! I told her while I opened a laptop with Debian Linux running. She was quite unreasonable about it and left. They are all brain washed, I tell you!
Prof: So the American government went to IBM to come up with a data encryption standard and they came up with ... Student: EBCDIC!"