FreeBSD has serious problems with focus, longevity, and lifecycle

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Tue Jan 17 22:56:47 UTC 2012

On 16 January 2012 22:32, Atom Smasher <atom at> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jan 2012, richo wrote:
>> This would be a different argument if all the devs were paid a salary.
> ==============
> what percentage of linux devs are on salary to develop linux?

That's the wrong question.

The question is "what is a good minimum threshold for the number of
paid developers on ${PROJECT} (which is project-specific!) to create a
sustainable project, given the requirements of developers and users."

Then you see whether the number of developers meets this threshold.


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