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System76: A case study on how not to collaborate with upstream

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  1. petrichor
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    I would take this article with a very, very, very large grain of salt. GNOME has been one of the worst organizations I have ever tried to contribute code towards. In a lot of cases, it really...

    I would take this article with a very, very, very large grain of salt. GNOME has been one of the worst organizations I have ever tried to contribute code towards.

    In a lot of cases, it really boils down to that the developers don't see themselves as part of an overall Linux ecosystem, and this article unintentionally reflects that (to their detriment).

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  2. streblo
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    As much as the lead engineer for Pop seems like a bit of a jerk (why are they letting this guy be the face of their company? someone get him off twitter...) I think the airing of dirty laundry...

    As much as the lead engineer for Pop seems like a bit of a jerk (why are they letting this guy be the face of their company? someone get him off twitter...) I think the airing of dirty laundry like this is almost never a good idea and never results in a constructive outcome. You're also always only getting one side of the story, so no one really takes it at face value anyways.

    9 votes