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Making Sure Linux Doesn't Get Lost in Translation

Oct 09, 2007, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)

"The worldwide open source community shares a common overall goal: better software through collaboration and peer review. It's difficult enough to achieve this task even when most of the participants share a common language. Building bridges between different parts of the world--especially between Eastern and Western societies--adds an entirely new element to the equation.

"The Linux Foundation (LF) is pushing for more international cooperation to provide an easier path for governments and vendors to work with Linux kernel developers, but much of that success will depend on how well the Linux communities can weather some formidable cultural storm..."

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