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: Rant disguised as keynote
by jakesdad on Sun 21st Sep 2008 14:34 UTC in reply to "Rant disguised as keynote"
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That's call deflection. I see a lot of contributions from Novell compared to Ubuntu.

Basically you are saying: "ignore our problems,,, look at the pariah Novell. They do more work than us but we want you to look down on them."

This is why I never liked Ubuntu. It all seemed like a college students marketing class lab.

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