Interview with Rik van Riel

Slashdot mentions a new interview with Linux kernel hacker Rik van Riel by Andrew Scrimieri, available in Italian and English. Rik currently works for Conectiva and wrote the kernel virtual memory subsystem used in Linux 2.4 until recent versions, when Linus Torvalds replaced it. He talks about friction regarding the VM, VM specifics, kernel politics and multiple kernel trees, the kernelnewbies project, and the DMCA.