Re: A cautionary note on open-source development

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Sat Mar 12 2005 - 23:17:58 CST

Yes, strictly speaking. But proper public review of OVC's software (and
any hardware upon which it runs) will require volunteer participation,
so it's not entirely off the mark.

-Ron

On Mar 12, 2005, at 4:15 PM, Arthur Keller wrote:

> Isn't that really a cautionary tale on *volunteer* development, not
> *open source* development?
>
> Best regards,
> Arthur
>
> At 4:08 PM -0800 3/12/05, Ron Crane wrote:
>> This was blogged by one of the core reviewers of Firefox:
>>
>> "This is bugging me, and its been bugging me for a while. In nearly
>> three years, we haven't built up a community of hackers around
>> Firefox, for a myriad of reasons, and now I think we're in trouble.
>> Of the six people who can actually review in Firefox, four are AWOL,
>> and one doesn't do a lot of reviews....
>>
>> continued at http://www.steelgryphon.com/blog/index.php?p=37 .
>>
>> The Mozilla Foundation and associated groups are open source
>> pioneers. It's worth seeing what they have to teach.
>>
>> -Ron
>
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