As compiled by Russell Nelson and, since 1.3.42, Michael Chastain Since 1.3.3, I haven't had the time to do any summarization, so to fill the gap, I republished Linus's descriptions. These same files are available from if you wish to mirror them or fetch them in bulk. Michael's archive is at

Greg Wettstein's vision

A must-read if you're concerned about the state of the art of computer software.

Here's a few sites that link to this site:

The kernel changes: