Date: October 01, 2018
“With Linus Torvalds stepping down as leader of the Kernel Dev Team and a new code of conduct being rushed in to replace the old code of conflict, some kind of resistance was inevitable from some members of the Kernel team.
One possible action for developers who are removed from the team is to use the power to rescind copyright of the code they have contributed to the Linux kernel. This has been referred to as the nuclear option. The question is, will it be used?
Linux developers threaten to pull “kill switch”
UPDATE: ESR: “threat has teeth.” Most of the internet could be affected as some Linux devs threaten to rescind code in response to CoC controversy.
Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct:
A Plea to Unfuck our Codes of Conduct:
Linus Torvalds Leaving Linux Kernel Dev Team: