Riding the Open Source Storm
Jan 04, 2008, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Hendry)
[ Thanks to Lizarazu for this link.
"What is the general theme of your keynote at the Linux
"It's called 'Would you do it again for free?' Most open source
software developers got started doing open source work as a hobby.
Then most of them found paying jobs doing what they loved. Now
commercial companies are exploring new ways of engaging open source
software developers, adding new motivations to the picture. Some
studies have shown that adding external monetary rewards can
diminish the internal rewards--I want to make sure that doesn't
happen so I want to keep the topic front and centre. As one of
those companies trying to pass on monetary rewards, OpenLogic wants
to make sure we keep the open source community going...!"