[ros-dev] HP webOS goes opensource
geekdundee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 00:21:22 UTC 2012
Ah, politics. ;)
Linus Torvalds wouldn't even let a kernel debugger make it into the
kernel for a long time because he seemed to be under the impression
that they are for sissies.
(note: currently blacked out to try and rais awareness that some
shitheads in the US Congress want to censor the internet [with SOPA and
PIPA legislation] - try after ~12 hours)
(that being said the reply by Ameen Ross may have merit - there are
probably two sides to the story - the LKML should be able to tell)
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 19:18:48 +0100
Timo Kreuzer <timo.kreuzer at web.de> wrote:
> Am 18.01.2012 16:06, schrieb Aleksey Bragin:
> > P.S. Proper answer from Linux team would be "We accept
> > patches!" :-).
> Maybe that doesn't match reality. I remember reading an article by
> some guy who wrote lots of patches for the scheduler and finally
> rewrote the whole thing.
> It proved to perform better than the original scheduler and many
> people were using it, yet it never got incorporated into the mainline
> kernel. At some point some other guy rewrote the original scheduler
> doing basically the same thing that he had developed earlier and at
> that point he quit linux development.
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