Re: [OT] linux article with kernel references

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 19:06:52 EST


On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> >
> >
> > good article, several unfortunate truths within.
> Really, must be a wrong URL you posted then 8)
> The average Linux kernel hacker right now is late 20's to early 30's with
> a degree and working professionally on the kernel

The article isn't that wrong, that several people get paid now for hacking
doesn't change much. It's more about proper software engineering, some
people call it "a matter of taste" and are born with it, but for other
people it's a hard learning process.

bye, Roman

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