Five Things Linus Torvalds Has Learned About Managing Software Projects
Aug 05, 2008, 17:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Torvalds does this by managing a self-selected team of
over a thousand developers around the world, united only by a
mailing list (the Linux Kernel Mailing List) and a source-code
management system (Git). Torvalds herds Linux programming cats from
multiple major companies, such as IBM, Intel and SGI, as well as
the occasional stereotypical developer programming in a basement.
"How does he do it?"