Kernel contributions: Canonical, where are you?
Aug 21, 2009, 09:33 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)
[ Thanks to Sam
Varghese for this link. ]
"But when one looks at one crucial area of contributing
back to the progress of Linux, Canonical stands exposed.
"It does not figure anywhere in the top 30 contributors to the
Linux kernel, according to figures (PDF) released by the Linux
Foundation, the non-profit that sponsors Linus Torvalds' work. The
figures are updated to August 2009.
"The figures for contributions and other metrics about the
kernel were released on Wednesday; it toto they comprise an
extended version of what kernel hacker and Linux Weekly News chief
Jonathan Corbet used to present at conferences each year as the