eWeek: OSDL Brings Torvalds' Right-Hand Man on Board
Jul 02, 2003, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)
"Just weeks after scooping up Linux Torvalds, the creator of the
Linux operating system, as its first full-time fellow, the Open
Source Development Lab is bringing his right-hand man Andrew Morton
on board as well.
"The OSDL, a global consortium of technology companies dedicated
to accelerating the adoption of Linux, will announce on Wednesday
that Morton, who currently helps maintain the Linux kernel, has
joined forces with the Lab and will be focused on the 2.6 kernel
during its maintenance cycle.
"OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen says other similar high-profile
appointments are likely. 'We want to make sure that we are doing
our fair share as it relates to participants in the developer
community. Our moves around Linus [Torvalds] and Andrew [Morton] is
really shoring up, if you will, our participation with the
development community and more such appointments are likely,' he
told eWEEK on Tuesday..."