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I’ve done a talk about the kernel community. It’s a hot take, but with the feedback I’ve received thus far I think it was on the spot, and started a lot of uncomfortable, but necessary discussion. I don’t think it’s time yet to give up on this project, even if it will take years.

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Jason Ekstrand

Linux has too many window systems. Ten years ago, there was only X11*. Now, we have X11, Wayland*, Mir*, Android*, and several other one-off window systems. Supporting all these window systems is difficult because window system issues weave themselves throughout your driver in weird ways.

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A while back at the awesome maintainerati I chatted with a few great fellow maintainers about how to scale really big open source projects, and how github forces projects into a certain way of scaling.

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About a week ago there where 2 articles on LWN, the first coverging memory management patch review and the second covering the trouble with making review

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It is election season again for the X.org Foundation. Beside electing half of the board seats we again have some paperwork changes - after updating the bylaws

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