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"The LF's research is based on programmatic analysis of the Linux source code tree, using Jonathan Corbet's open source gitdm (Git Data Mine) tool. The tool examines source code patch dates, authors, and "sign-off" names, in order to determine who contributed original code and code review work, and when they did so.

"A previous version of the paper, released in 2008, analyzed 2.6.11 through 2.6.24 kernels. The current, updated version looks at the 20 major releases between 2.6.11 and 2.6.30. It also calls out several significant changes since the 2.6.24 release."

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