Thursday, July 3

LINUX NEWS UPDATES : Andrew Morton joins OSDL

OSDL, Open Source Development Lab is bringing the right hand of Linus Torvalds on the board. Morton, who currently helps maintain the Linux kernel, has joined forces with the Lab and will be focused on the 2.6 kernel during its maintenance cycle. article quotes RedMonk analyst James Governor commenting on the development - "That's some serious heavy hitters on board,This makes ODSL look stronger and more influential." OSDL Chief Executive Stuart Cohen said in an interview "What we are really looking to accomplish is to become recognized as the center of gravity for Linux.""The addition of Linus and Andrew takes us a long way to being a significant provider and contributor to the development community."