> Even though the consensus is that linus is a benevolent dictator. Which is my claim, google
is my reference ;). Maybe it's more of an an oligarchy today with many more maintainers.
In any project with large number of humans, there *must* be a final authority. Without that
authority, people will just go in endless debates and *stop* doing the useful work.
There's a fine line between dictatorship and 'final authority' but I think Linus is walking on
that line very well.