Linus on kernel management style
Posted Oct 7, 2004 22:39 UTC (Thu) by mmarq
In reply to: Linus on kernel management style
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You are right and wrong...
riight in :
" What it is is a drive that most good technical people simply happen to share: `make this software as good as it can be'. You don't need a `mission declaration' for that"
... and the same principle had also been applied to the BSDs before Linux, and any other software project i know of... the perfect is enemy of the good...
" Those never work, because you can't make something drive people by simply calling it a `mission declaration' "
My point is exactly that,... it wasent 'called' or deep intentional projected, like in marketing... i dont know why, but that Mission Declaration was indeed launched,... perhaps just occasional, without any correlation, but the fact is that it had stood and was what propelled Linux in front of other similar projects. And it works,... nothing drive people more intensely than work for a 'Superior' purpose.... and it certainly dosent have to be religious.
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