Displaying items by tag: Code of conduct

Linux creator Linus Torvalds says it won't be necessary for him to name a successor to take over from him as head of the Linux kernel project because "it will be fairly clear who it is".

Published in Open Source

Six-year-old comments made by Linux creator Linus Torvalds at the annual Debian conference of 2014 and part of a private mailing list of that project have been leaked to the campaigning website Techrights (formerly BoycottNovell) and written up as though they are hot news.

Published in Open Sauce

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has offered his take on a code of conduct in the wake of his stepping down from leadership of the kernel project, pointing out that he has never been a "people person, not even as a child".

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 27 September 2018 09:41

Linux code contributions cannot be rescinded: Stallman

Linux developers who contribute code to the kernel cannot rescind those contributions, according to the software programmer who devised the GNU General Public Licence version 2.0, the licence under which the kernel is released.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 09:54

Fake news: No Linux devs are threatening to pull code

The term "fake news" has become a staple in the US, after Donald Trump became president and started using it every second day, and in situations where it doesn't fit.

Published in Open Sauce

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has made an uncharacteristic admission that he needs to change the way he interacts with people on the Linux kernel mailing list and says he will take some time off and get assistance "on how to understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately".

Published in Open Source

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