LK2008: The values of the Linux community
Posted Oct 14, 2008 12:48 UTC (Tue) by NAR
Parent article: LK2008: The values of the Linux community
In particular, the community prizes technical merit above all other considerations - including small things like what any company or user would like to have.
The distributors can (and in a lots of cases they do) add stuff to their kernel that a company or a user would like to have. Since the Linus (and -stable) kernels are not made for the users, but for the distributors, I think some (or most?) users end up with a kernel where not the technical merit is the most important...
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