Linux kernel developers to log their trust

Posted by dave on May 27, 2004 7:42 AM EDT
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Linus Torvalds trusts that when any of the 25 or so Linux kernel subsystem maintainers collaborating on the operating system send him code, it hasn't been stolen from anyone. Starting today, the approval process will be formalized to document a "chain of trust" to deter intellectual property claims like those leveled by SCO, according to a proposal from Torvalds and the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL).

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