NewsForge: The Social Structure of Open Source Development
Feb 02, 2005, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"NewsForge: How would you describe the KDE development
model? Is it typical for open source projects?
"Andreas Brand: KDE is a typical open source
project, when you look at the demographics and the motivation
structure. It consists of a core surrounded by several peripheral
levels which are intermingled. In terms of the volunteers, you have
the core developers and the peripheral developers; you also have
the developers themselves as core and peripheral technical
documentation and translation teams..."