"I have always believed in open community processes. As I have
banged on about in How To Herd Cats, those companies who have shown
a commitment to open processes have been more successful in the
Open Source and free software world. Here I am thinking of
companies such as Red Hat, Novell and Canonical. Companies who have
been less open have struggled.
"Creating an open community is only half of the challenge
though--an open yet disorganised community does no-one any favours,
so I am keen to ensure that we have a well organised community that
is adept at sharing best practise and knowledge and working hard to
do things the right way..."