Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Sun 21st Sep 2008 06:46 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Linux Greg KH, Linux kernel developer delivered a keynote in the Linux plumbing conference about the health of the ecosystem. His message was essentially that distributions that don't contribute to the ecosystem have to rely on the whims of others which is unhealthy for them. Here is an introduction the development model and some interesting statistics about the Linux kernel code. Update by TH: Rebuttals are appearing all over the web, like this one by Canonical's Matt Zimmerman ("He's refuting a claim which has, quite simply, never been made. [...] When this sort of thing happens on mailing lists, it's called trolling."), or this one by another Canonical employee, Dustin Kirkland.
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RE: Accurate or not.... So what?
by KAMiKAZOW on Sun 21st Sep 2008 23:42 UTC in reply to "Accurate or not.... So what?"
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I fail to see the point in GKH's talk.

You do? The whole point is outlined right at the beginning of that article. It's an answer to questions asked by Ubuntu fans at a talk given by him at Google.

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