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Submission + - Calling all budding open source coders (

Jack Spine writes: "The Linux Foundation has published a how-to document for developers who want negotiate the hidden shoals of open source. According to both the Linux Foundation and the Open Source Consortium, developers can get frustrated with the processes in open source coding, especially for enterprise-class projects like Linux.

From the piece:

'A guide to the kernel development process' aims to encourage participation by new programmers by explaining what's involved. Some developers and businesses attempting to submit changes to the Linux kernel find themselves tangled up with the processes used, according to the guide, which was written by Jonathan Corbet, executive editor of and himself a Linux developer."

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