Robert Brockway robert at timetraveller.org
Tue Sep 17 01:46:07 AEST 2013

On Mon, 16 Sep 2013, Fernando Cassia wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 AM, <stephen at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
>> Linus
> Its amazing what Linus has achieved the last decade But I wonder if what
> would happen when/if we lose him.
> I can imagine the Doomsday predictions and headlines from the usual FUD
> suspects, ZiffGatesNet^B^B^B^B^B^B^B^B ZDNet et al

There's long been a generally-accepted designated successor for Linus 
(currently Andrew Morton as has already been noted but it was once Alan 

For a long time I've wanted Linus T to be more formal about this but 
having read LKML on and off for nearly 20 years I've concluded he thinks 
about DR, backups and business continuity a lot less than I do.  I suppose 
he has a kernel to develop or something :)



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