Q: Who Really Creates Linux? A: The Enterprise

[ Thanks to sjvn for this
link. ]

“Some people are still under the delusion that Linux is written
by unwashed hackers living in their parents’ basements whose only
social life is playing D&D and having flame wars over IRC
(Internet Relay Chat) about whether vi or EMACS better and debating
Picard versus Kirk. Nothing, nothing could be further from the

“The LF (Linux Foundation) has just released a new report,
‘Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It,
What They are Doing, and Who is Sponsoring It.’ This comprehensive
study of the last three years of Linux kernel development, from
version 2.6.11 to 2.6.24 releases, reveals that the average Linux
developer is being paid by a major corporation to develop


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