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ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: OSBC Open Source Hot Spots

Feb 18, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)

"The overall theme of the conference content was community. Specifically, how to get it and how to sustain it for any open source play. A lot of it was common sense stuff that was summed up quite well in a conversation we had with Tim Bray of Sun Microsystems.

"Sun's approach to building community has been to first provide actually useful software, making project governance models stable and transparent, and most importantly, setting the project completely free. Without releasing code from your direct oversight, the sense of community around a project will never be strong, Bray said..."

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