Relying on plain-text email is a ‘barrier to entry’ for kernel development, says Linux Foundation board director

Interview Linux kernel development – which is driven by plain-text email discussion – needs better or alternative collaborative tooling “to bring in new contributors and maintain and sustain Linux in the future,” says Sarah Novotny, Microsoft’s representative on the Linux Foundation board. Novotny has been at Microsoft for just over a year, working in Azure’s Office of the CTO where she describes herself as an “open source wonk.” She came from Google, where she was head of open-source strategy for the web giant’s Cloud Platform.

Link: Relying on plain-text email is a ‘barrier to entry’ for kernel development, says Linux Foundation board director
via http://www.theregister.com

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