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Kernel contributions: Canonical, where are you?

Aug 21, 2009, 09:33 (12 Talkback[s])
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"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 "Kernel Report"."

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