LinuxWorld: Torvalds: “I’ll Be Really Happy If Sun Ends Up Being A Good Open-Source Player”

“Speaking at Sun’s event last week to launch Solaris 10, Sun’s
president and COO Jonathan Schwartz again took the opportunity of
rubbing the Linux community up the wrong way.

“Alluding to Eric S. Raymond’s ‘The Cathedral and the Bazaar,’
in which Raymond sets out the advantages of open-source
development, Schwartz claimed that–while the Java Community
Process has, as he put it, ‘900 participants out there who are
happy’–the Linux world is altogether less harmonious. Some see
Linus Torvalds as a barrier to getting their proposed changes in to
the mainstream Linux kernel, Schwartz insisted…”


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