The 5.8 release of the Linux kernel, which was released during the pandemic, was its biggest ever, with 1991 individuals contributing – an odd coincidence, given that 1991 was the year when the kernel was first released.
A study of the Linux kernel, right from its first commit on 17 September 1991 to 2 August this year, shows that it has had more than 20,000 contributors in those 29 years.
Data61, the digital arm of Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has announced the creation of the seL4 Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation aimed at accelerating the development of the seL4 microkernel and related technologies.
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