January 30, 2008

The future of the Linux kernel, and what it can tell us about Wikipedia

Author: JT Smith

linux.conf.au 2008, Melbourne | With 2,000 lines of code being added every single day, any lingering suggestion that Linux might suffer from a lack of support is clearly insane. But what lessons can the open-source OS teach its somewhat younger encyclopaedic cousin, Wikipedia?

In his customary linux.conf.au Kernel Report on the state of play in the Linux kernel, LWN.net co-founder and kernel contributor Jonathan Corbet gave an upbeat assessment of Linux\'s future. His talk provided some obvious parallels with the future of the open-source encyclopaedia, Wikipedia.

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