"First, the project itself. Go check out the Phoronix.com
article for the technical details; they're fascinating enough on
their own merit. Its creator, Kristian Høgsberg, is a Red
Hat engineer, and I've seen a number of other such projects being
spawned under the direct or indirect sponsorship of equally big
open source outfits. So what will the future of open source be like
if companies like Red Hat -- open source incubators, if you will --
become the major source of this kind of innovation?"