Who writes Linux: Corporate America | Computerworld Blogs

I’m not sure why the silly notion that “Only .10068% of Linux kernel developers are paid” keeps circulating, but it does. So, let me just say, once and for all, Linux is written, for the most part, by paid software engineers and programmers from major American corporations.

The Linux Foundation did a break-down of who was doing what with the Linux kernel back in April 2008. The results, Linux: How Fast it is Going, Who is Doing It, What They are Doing, and Who is Sponsoring It, makes it crystal clear that big business is behind Linux.

Who writes Linux: Corporate America | Computerworld Blogs.

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