Communities and Successful Commercial OSS Projects

by chromatic

Related link: http://www.navicasoft.com/Newsletters/August%202005%20Newsletter.htm



Bernard Golden, a deep thinker I recommend reading, has just published his August 2005 newsletter. The big insight for me is something I'd always sort of known but wish I'd said or even thought directly -- "... the viability of commercial open source vendors depends upon the existence of a vibrant community." Go read -- he has much more to say.