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Distributions in the Summer of Code

I wrote an article discussing the role of distros in Google’s Summer of Code for this week’s LWN.net. Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite:

Aren’t they just writing packages? What would they do with a Summer of Code project?

Read on to find out.

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Written by Donnie Berkholz

May 2, 2008 at 1:38 am

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  1. Besides Pardus, which is already noted on the LWN article, you missed Haiku. One might argue MacPorts also falls into the category of an “OS”.

    rbu

    May 2, 2008 at 3:10 am

  2. I purposely didn’t mention Haiku because all its projects were what I called OS-related, so it wasn’t interesting for the purposes of this article. MacPorts is a good point, though.

    Donnie Berkholz

    May 2, 2008 at 9:06 am


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