Linux Magazine: The Emperor Penguin
Mar 01, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Streicher)
"Linux Magazine: You and others have been
working on the kernel for ten years. What stands out as great
achievements and significant problems?
"Linus Torvalds: The technical issues tend to
blur together over ten years. There have been a lot of successes
and some failures, and in the end the only thing that matters about
the technology is that we've continually improved on it.
"In many ways, the biggest things have been the people--while
technical details may not stand out, people do. The source of the
biggest satisfaction is when the development process works, and the
biggest problems have often been about how to avoid personality
clashes and keeping the 'social' process working well..."