Building Open Source Communities
by Randolph Metcalfe on 1 May 2005
Building Open Source Communities was a one-day conference held in Edinburgh that explored such topics as:
- how do open source software projects organise themselves
- why do some projects grow rapidly
- how does the licence choice affect the kind of community that develops
- what is the relationship between developers and end-users
- how important is leadership
Copyright for these presentations remains with the presenters. Used with permission.
- What is an open source software community? Sebastian Rahtz, Manager, OSS Watch
- Licences, Features, and Community: The Path to Sustainability Jim Farmer, Community Liaison, Sakai Educational Partners Program
- Co-located agile development Helen Sharp, The Open University
- Serving Maths: Experiences from a JISC Distributed e-Learning Project Gustav Delius, University of York
- Life and times in the Apache community Andrew Savory, Director, Luminas
- MoodleMoot: Meeting Real People from a Virtual Community Sean Keogh, UK Moodle Partner
Building Open Source Communities was organised by OSS Watch, http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/, the open source software advisory service for UK HE and FE. For further information contact email@example.com.