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Jim Hall: Transitions in an open source software project

Nov 09, 2009, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Laden)

"Yet in February 2009, I decided to leave FreeDOS. This was not an easy decision. After 15 years, FreeDOS was a large part of my life, and I had invested a lot of my time and energy to the project. However, I had applied for a Master's degree program, and realized my studies on top of home life and work commitments would leave little (or no) time for FreeDOS.

"In part 3 of this series of blog posts, I discussed how the maintainer can help a project thrive. The maintainer plays an important role in an open source software project. For the FreeDOS Project to to survive, I needed to transfer my role to someone else.

"So the question is, How to transition these responsibilities to someone else?"

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