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GeneralRe: Google shows off KataOS, a secure operating system written in Rust Pin
Richard Deeming17-Oct-22 23:26
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NewsLinus Torvalds to kernel devs: Grow up and stop pulling all-nighters just before deadline Pin
Kent Sharkey17-Oct-22 8:31
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MarkTJohnson17-Oct-22 9:59
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markrlondon17-Oct-22 13:22
markrlondon17-Oct-22 13:22 
MarkTJohnson wrote:
Are those developers/contributors paid employees or people using their own time to add to the project?
If the former, he's right.
If the latter, be glad you're getting the free help Linus, go give your blanket a squeeze.

Very wise.

BUT.... the kind of people who are hardcore coders (and you have to be a hardcore coder to work on the kernel) tend by nature to be all-nighter sort of people, and this is true whether they are employed or volunteers.

I know that when I'm working on code I really like I don't want to stop. I can't stop! At least, I can't stop until I reach a point where I feel there is a natural break or the job is done. If that requires an all-nighter then so be it.

This isn't a matter of "grow[ing] up" -- it's a matter of personality, of the fundamental kind of people who do this work at all. They are who they are, they are what there are. They must work according to their inate requirements.

I'd have thought that Linus would know this.
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NewsMathematicians discover the Fibonacci numbers hiding in strange spaces Pin
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NewsCodeToon: A tool to automatically create stories and comics Pin
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NewsSenior Microsoft employee teases "something exciting" for Windows next week Pin
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