NewsForge: Lunch with Brian Behlendorf

“Last week Brian Behlendorf, CTO of CollabNet, gave a one-hour
talk at a lunch-time meeting of the Austin Java Users Group
entitled ‘From Open Systems to Open Standards to Open Software: How
software development has changed over the past thirty years, and
what I should do in the next three.’ Behlendorf, one of the
original Apache crew and now a member of the board of directors of
the Apache Software Foundation, crammed into the session a history
of the Apache project and a Q&A session, during which he
covered topics ranging from the ‘competition’ between Bitkeeper and
Subversion, to the Apache Software Foundation’s take on the
Microsoft’s Sender ID license, to the offshoring of developer