"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