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Thursday, June 4 • 16:20 - 17:10
Successful Engagement with Open Source Communities - Tim Bird, Sony Mobile

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The CE Workgroup of the Linux Foundation has initiated a project to overcome obstacles, within the embedded industry, to mainlining source code for the Linux kernel by corporate developers. In this presentation, Tim Bird will describe the activities of that project, including our "obstacles to mainlining" survey and white paper, online resources for aiding corporate developers in mainlining, and Tim's analysis of multiple Linux source trees from mobile phone vendors. Included in the talk will be a list of lessons learned and best practices for community interaction, that Tim has compiled over the years.

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Tim Bird

Senior Software Engeineer, Sony Mobile
Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony improve the Linux kernel for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation. Tim has been working with Linux for over 20... Read More →

Thursday June 4, 2015 16:20 - 17:10 JST

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