"Torvalds' irate reaction--complete with shouting and
name-calling--got the attention of many outside the inner sanctum,
but many would argue that this was just another day in the life of
the Linux kernel community.
"'When your development community is completely open, everything
is out there for the world to see, including your disagreements.
This is just another disagreement on the Linux kernel, and it's
more calm than many of them,' Jonathan Corbet, author of Linux
Device Drivers and a member of the invitation-only kernel summit
program committee, told LinuxInsider..."