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Linux vs FreeBSD, and other *NIXes

Linus has always maintained control over the kernel.  There are pros and 
cons to both approaches.
"Anthony J. Gabrielson" wrote:
> I saw something I missed earlier - its in this thread somewhere....  It
> says that Linux has very little offical oversight - although I have never
> contributed code to the kernel I have heard that is not the case.  I have
> heard the maintainer will readly not accept code that isn't up to par.  It
> seems to me that a project like this couldn't survive without a person at
> the top.  So their are maintainers of sections (i.e net, scsi, ppc,
> etc..) and then a maintainer of the entire project.  From what I can see
> their is alot of oversight from a few people and many people are sending
> them code.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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