"This means contributors will be able to be directly responsible
for packages, without having to go through a Novell employee to
"Factory development is being split into devel projects
organized by topic areas, such as KDE, GNOME, Education, Java, and
so on. Devel projects are responsible for sets of packages and will
be able to organize themselves rather than following a top-down
model of management.
"The idea is to allow teams to be self-organizing and for all
contributors to have equal footing in terms of being able to
contribute to openSUSE Factory."