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Linux Foundation 2021 Annual Report Made on an Apple Mac Using Proprietary Software

Mr. Corbet from the Linux Foundation is shilling this Linux Foundation PR/marketing in LWN, which isn't supposed to promote such openwashing nonsense

LWN on Linux Foundation 2021 Annual Report

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Linux Foundation 2021 Annual Report

Linux Foundation 2021 Annual Report on Mac

Summary: Yes, you're reading this correctly. They still reject both "Linux" and "Open Source" (no dogfooding). This annual report is badly compressed; each page of the PDF is, on average, almost a megabyte in size (58.8 MB for a report of this scale is unreasonable and discriminates against people in countries with slow Internet connections); notice how they're milking the brand in the first page (straight after the cover page, the 1991 'creation myth', ignoring GNU); remember that this foundation is named after a trademark which is not even its own!

Update: Ryan notes that the report "mentions Microsoft 11 times." Example: "We have also expanded our open source horizons with industry partners, such as Microsoft and Accenture. Together, we’ve launched several new projects and foundations that are meaningful to humanity."

Update #2: Today there are similar responses to ours, e.g.:

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