Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Upstream vendors can harm small projects: OpenBSD dev

Filed under
OSS

A senior OpenBSD developer has complained on a mailing list that upstream vendors of free and open source software are adding in changes without any thought of whether downstream users could adapt to the change.

Marc Espie said this would hurt smaller players by not allowing them to keep up with the changes. Basically what is happening is that numerous changes are being made to Linux and smaller projects like OpenBSD cannot keep up with the changes. And, according to Espie, not all these changes are strictly necessary.

In a Q and A with iTWire, he explained in detail what he was trying to convey.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Kernel Space/Linux Roy Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 10:15pm
Story Openwashing Roy Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 10:08pm
Story Raspberry Pi analog input board has weather station option Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:28pm
Story GhostBSD 10.3 Development Continues, Now with UEFI Support for 64-bit Platforms Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:27pm
Story Samsung still undecided on their Android Wear future Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:22pm
Story Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition review Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:20pm
Story Whatever Happened To Ubuntu Light? Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:08pm
Story 7 Essential Skill-Building Courses for the Open Source Jobs Market Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:02pm
Story Everything you need to know about Linux Commands Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 9:00pm
Story Red Hat: The Answer is always the same: Layers of Security Rianne Schestowitz 25/05/2016 - 8:56pm