Monday, July 14

Inside Open Source

Inside the open-source development model | CNET The article is a special imput from Harvard Business School's HBS Working Knowledge. The discussion; about the hackers in the opensource community and the introduction of large businesses supporting the opensource.
"Programmers contribute to free software and open-source projects for many reasons--some for the fun of it, some to improve their skills and others for a paycheck."
Harvard Business School professor Siobhan O'Mahony discusses her research in the article.
"No community-managed software project wants to be "taken over" or co-opted by one firm."