Re: Past CREDITS files
Robert Love (email@example.com)
03 Oct 2001 22:22:31 -0400
On Wed, 2001-10-03 at 21:47, David Weinehall wrote:
> > I would like to examine the CREDITS files of all/most kernels released over
> > time. How could I get my hands on these? I want to study the accumulation
> > of contributors over the years. This is part of my masters thesis project.
> > BTW, when was the current twofold stable/devel numbering scheme started?
> I don't think this will be very rewarding, as a lot of very important
> contributors aren't listed in this file (if I remember correctly,
> Alexander Viro, the guru of VFS-design, is one example, all the people
> behind my all-time favourite project, the Standford-checker, is another
> example), hence this file is pretty useless.
Or MY favorite hacker, Ingo Molnar :)
Anyhow, the two-fold stable/devel system has been in effect since at
least 1.0, when we had 1.1->1.2 (then 1.3->2.0, 2.1->2.2, etc.)
Hopefully we can continue this tradition and have 2.5 start sometime!
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