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Gentoo: �We're Not Dead�

Oct 15, 2009, 16:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Smart)


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"In 2004, Robbins suddenly resigned from his position as Chief Architect. There were a number of reasons for the move, primarily driven by the need to financially support his family, which he simply could not do by relying on user donations alone.

"His final act was to create the non-profit Gentoo Foundation, signing all copyright and trademarks over to it and leaving the project in the hands of the board of trustees.

"Rocky Road

"Since Robbins left, the project has had some major ups and downs. Yes, it has now been emerging for ten years, however it has also been rocked by allegations that it is "dying".

"A few years back it certainly seemed that way. A new edition of the Gentoo Weekly Newsletter had not been released for some three months and the second release of Gentoo for 2007 was cancelled."

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