"When I am with business people, I often find I need to
distinguish between the different kinds of community that are
layered around various Free software commons. It's common to
characterise community members as either "developers" (the "open
source" worldview often emphasises this) or "users" (the "Free
software" worldview often emphasises this). More than that, using
the term "community" to apply to every style of gathering leads to
confusion, especially regarding motivations for participating.
"As I've watched various community engagements by various
companies and individuals, and discussed this with various people,
it seems to me that there are four different development-related
community types, in two bands"
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