[linux-elitists] PengPod engineers for a new project

Rik van Riel riel at surriel.com
Thu Aug 8 22:29:00 PDT 2013


On 08/08/2013 06:30 PM, Tilghman Lesher wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:

>> It is being created by 3,000 different developers, from over 450
>> different companies every year, pulling it in ways that are anything but
>> common.  There is a constant churn and change happening, never stopping.
>>
>> And this rate of change keeps increasing, stagnation is no where to be
>> seen at all.
>
> Correct, because Linux hasn't won, yet.  It has not achieved an
> operating system monopoly, yet.  Competition thrives, so innovation
> thrives.

There is competition inside Linux. At the same time, the license,
together with practicalities of development, ensure that the best
code makes it back into the upstream kernel.org source tree.

Even if Linux ended up becoming totally dominant, competition
inside Linux would continue.

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