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CNET News: A Look Inside Google's Open-Source Kitchen

Dec 14, 2006, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Q: What are the criteria for Google to support an open-source project?

"DiBona: A couple of things go into it. Sometimes Google engineers will bring a project to us that they would like to see us fund, and then we work and see if funding actually makes sense for that project. By 'makes sense,' we mean that it would result in more code being created, more open-source developers being minted, or would otherwise help the open-source community in some manner..."

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