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A handbook for the open source way, written the open source way

Feb 22, 2010, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Remember the Seinfeld episode where Kramer had the idea to make a coffee table book about coffee tables? I always thought that was a pretty elegant idea. Well, a few months ago, some of the smart folks on Red Hat's community architecture team had a similarly elegant idea:

"Write a book about building community the open source way... and write it with a community, the open source way. Meaning, open the text up, allow interested users to contribute, and see what happens.

"Brilliant.

"The book is entitled The Open Source Way: Creating and nurturing communities of contributors and you can access the current text here and the wiki for contributors here. I caught up with Karsten Wade, who is leading the project, to learn more."

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