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KernelTrap: Interview: Andrey Savochkin

[ Thanks to Jeremy Andrews for this
link. ]

Jeremy Andrews: What do you mean when you say that
your development model is close to the kernel development
model?

Andrey Savochkin: Linux kernel development model
implies that the developers can’t directly add their changes to the
main code branch, but publish their changes. Other developers can
review and provide comments, and, more importantly, there is a
dedicated person who reviews all the changes, asks for corrections
or clarifications, and finally incorporates the changes into the
main code branch. This model is extremely rare in producing
commercial software, and in the open source software world only
some projects use it. Linux kernel has been using this model from
the beginning quite effectively…”

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