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Submission + - 75% of Linux code now written by paid developers (apcmag.com)

i_want_you_to_throw_ writes: During a presentation at Linux.conf.au 2010 in Wellington, LWN.net founder and kernel contributor Jonathan Corbet offered an analysis of the code contributed to the Linux kernel between December 24 2008 and January 10 2010. The Linux world makes much of its community roots, but when it comes to developing the kernel of the operating system, it's less a case of "volunteers ahoy!" and more a case of "where's my pay?"
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75% of Linux code now written by paid developers

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!