Open-source development models fall flat

Posted by dave on May 13, 2004 5:28 AM EDT
ComputerWorld; By Rebecca Reid
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Typical open-source project development strategies work well for free software but don't flourish in commercial settings, according to one expert. Jim Herbsleb, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University's International School of Computer Science, part of the Institute for Software Research, previously worked at Bell Labs at Lucent Technologies Inc., where he studied why open-source projects such as Apache have been so successful in employing a distributed development method. He spoke at the Open Source Conference in Toronto this week.

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good article, misleading title golem 1 1,852 May 13, 2004 7:56 AM

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