What is Success to an OSS Project?

Posted by tadelste on Oct 9, 2005 8:18 PM EDT
O'Reilly Net; By chromatic
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Bryce Harrington, Inkscape and Worldforge hacker (as well as super-friendly OSDL guy), recently opined that gaining lots and lots of users isn't the only -- or even the best -- gauge of success for an open source project.

chromatic is the technical editor of the O'Reilly Network, specializing in programming, Linux®, and open source development. He's also been known to evangelize to his co-workers toward better development practices, being the author of Extreme Programming Pocket Guide and the co-author of Perl Testing: A Developer's Notebook. -Ed

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So true, so true... mvermeer 0 724 Oct 9, 2005 9:55 PM

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