Upstream vendors can harm small projects: OpenBSD dev

Posted by linuxwriter on Nov 22, 2012 6:39 AM EDT
iTWire; By Sam Varghese
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Marc Espie, a senior OpenBSD developer says that upstream vendors of free and open source software are adding in changes without any thought of whether downstream users could adapt to the change. And he has warned that this would hurt smaller players by not allowing them to keep up with the changes. Basically what is happening is that numerous changes are being made to Linux and smaller projects like OpenBSD cannot keep up with the changes, all of which, are not strictly necessary.

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