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Evaluating the openness of an open source project

VisionMobile has produced a nice primer for people unaware of the larger issues of openness. There is much more to it besides the license. Part of it is the lineage and current practices. It is a must read if you use or plan using free software for business. When you have to know exactly where you stand. The link is a PDF file.

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Three new tools for project governance released

Three new resources for Free and Open Source Software project governance were released into beta today (and they are all free, as in beer). The first is a library of links covering everything from process development through to politics.

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Open source communities: Who's in charge?

Scholars understand a great deal about how bureaucratic organizations work, but they know a lot less about how open source communities govern themselves.

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