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Open Source, Table Manners

May 06, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Aker)

"One of the questions I receive a lot is 'how does my company work with an open source project?' Working with open source projects is all about having table manners. There is an expected behavior for individuals and companies to have.

  • "Use Mailing lists for questions after you have read the FAQ.
  • "Work through mailing lists to get your work in the project by discussing what you are doing openly.
  • "Respect the project maintainers time..."

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