Malevolent Developer Trolls Linux Kernel Development with Lots of Broken Patches

The Linux kernel is the biggest cooperative development project in existence and thousands of people from all over the world are actively participating. Unfortunately, not everyone is looking to help the open source community, and in fact, there are people who try to hurt it.
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Open source product development most effective when social

Benetech started out in the 90s without even understanding the meaning of the term open source. They just “needed an easy way to interface with different voice synthesizers” to develop readers for people who are blind and “shared the code to be helpful.”Sound familiar? Opensource.com started covering stories like in 2010 and they recur more often than you might think. Stories of people sharing the code to help others—but sharing code to get help developing better code. When code is open, a community has the opportunity to form around it.read more
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