CNET News: A Look Inside Google's Open-Source Kitchen
Dec 14, 2006, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Q: What are the criteria for Google to support an
"DiBona: A couple of things go into it.
Sometimes Google engineers will bring a project to us that they
would like to see us fund, and then we work and see if funding
actually makes sense for that project. By 'makes sense,' we mean
that it would result in more code being created, more open-source
developers being minted, or would otherwise help the open-source
community in some manner..."