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Manage and Protect Your Open Source Reputation

Aug 30, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"We all know (or are about to find out) that the world of Open Source Software isn't the same world as proprietary developers live in. OSS coders may or may not be paid to develop the projects they work on, regardless, it's all about your contributions, how good you are and how well you’re perceived in the OSS community.

"One's reputation in the community is a valuable item. When everything you code or produce is freely available for the world to see and especially your peers to review and (ahem, constructively) criticize, the stakes are pretty high..."

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