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June 3, 2009, 6:34 am
The openSUSE project has announced some upcoming changes to how its development distribution is managed in what appears to be an attempt to make it more flexible and open to outsiders. "Currently, we have some policies around the distribution that date back to the time when there was no openSUSE. Code contributions are only possible if you go through a Novell developer. The same thing is true if you want to make some technical decision.
" The plan calls for splitting Factory into a number of smaller units and allowing each one to make its own decisions on management and maintenance...