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Advogato.org: A Framework for Open Source Projects

Nov 19, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gregor J. Rothfuss)

"I recently completed my masters thesis 'A Framework for Open Source Projects' (1.5MB PDF). By announcing it here, I hope it can be useful for someone. Feedback welcome.

"I'm indebted to the open source/free software communities for all the good material that I was able to collect from the web. I am now looking for ways to make the fruits of my work useful and accessible to the broadest possible audience. I would be happy to put the work under a free documentation license, or in the creative commons, and include / link to the thesis in appropriate places. (I havent figured out which license I want to use yet) Also, given enough interest I want to convert the thesis to docbook format.

"I consider the thesis to be a 1.0 document, and plan to update / extend it as I learn more. The goal of my thesis was to establish a framework to support open source project participants and leaders. Im aware that each project is different, but I still believe that there are some common themes that reappear in most projects..."

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