[News] Agenda Published for 2008 Linux Kernel Summit - Linux

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  1. [News] Agenda Published for 2008 Linux Kernel Summit

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    The 2008 kernel summit

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    | The agenda for the 2008 kernel summit has been posted. The summit is an
    | annual, invitation-only event which is typically attended by 70-80
    | developers. It is a rare opportunity to bring part of the kernel community
    | together for focused discussions on topics which affect the kernel as a
    | whole.
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    http://linux-foundation.org/weblogs/...kernel-summit/

    "It just tells you how desperate Microsoft is for a competitor that they’re
    holding up a software box produced by 100 guys in the hills of North Carolina.
    Who are they trying to kid?"

    --Robert Young, CEO of Red Hat


    Recent:

    Linux kernel developers have tripled in number

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    | The Linux Foundation (LF) has published a study on Linux mainline kernel
    | development. According to LF, the number of Linux kernel developers has
    | tripled since 2005, with many more companies contributing to the process
    | (including, potentially, the latest new LF member, Adobe). *
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    http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS6925891609.html


    Linux kernel community grows, but elite group remains

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    | Viro has contributed 1,571 changes to the kernel, which sits at the core of
    | the Linux operating system, over the past three years, according to a new
    | report from the Linux Foundation. That's more than any other individual
    | developer, the report states. In contrast, Torvalds, the kernel's creator and
    | steward, contributed 495 changes. Viro couldn't be reached for comment about
    | the report.
    |
    | [...]
    |
    | But this group of coding superstars sails atop a roiling sea of newer
    | community members, notes Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux
    | Foundation. Roughly 3,700 developers from more than 200 companies have
    | contributed to the kernel since 2005, according to the report.
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    http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/...rss-linux-news


    Related:

    Linux contributor base broadens

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    | With more companies funding Linux work, the core hackers now delegate
    | 70% of the coding
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    http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/...utor-base.html


    Amazing 3D view of linux kernels..

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    | These are 3D renderings of dependencies in the Linux kernel source code.
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    http://kerneltrap.org/node/14727
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  2. Re: [News] Agenda Published for 2008 Linux Kernel Summit

    * Roy Schestowitz peremptorily fired off this memo:

    > "It just tells you how desperate Microsoft is for a competitor that they?re
    > holding up a software box produced by 100 guys in the hills of North Carolina.
    > Who are they trying to kid?"
    >
    > --Robert Young, CEO of Red Hat


    Linux -- The Mayberry, RFD OS.




  3. Re: [News] Agenda Published for 2008 Linux Kernel Summit

    On Sat, 13 Sep 2008 09:49:55 -0400, Linonut wrote:

    > * Roy Schestowitz peremptorily fired off this memo:
    >
    >> "It just tells you how desperate Microsoft is for a competitor that
    >> they?re holding up a software box produced by 100 guys in the hills of
    >> North Carolina. Who are they trying to kid?"
    >>
    >> --Robert Young, CEO of Red Hat

    >
    > Linux -- The Mayberry, RFD OS.
    >
    >


    Yea....

    It's put together by a bunch of Gomer Pyles, Barny Fifes and Goobers...




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    Moshe Goldfarb
    Collector of soaps from around the globe.
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