An amazing project has been started in Sibiu County. Amazing, because in Romania these kind of projects are difficult to include and open source initiatives are still in their infancy.
on 10/12/2009 – Made popular on 10/12/2009
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How an open source project is governed can matter just as much as the features it supports, the speed at which it runs, or the code that underlies it. Some open source projects have what I call a "benevolent dictator for life." Others are outgrowths of corporate projects that, while open, still have their goals and code led by the company that manages it.
A perfect GPA isn't cool. You know what's cool? Advancing an open source project. To help computer science students prepare for jobs (and boost its own recruiting efforts) Facebook today publicly launched Open Academy. The partnership with premier CS universities sets up a special class where students get college credit for contributing to open source projects.
My folks live in a county where property tax reassessments haven't been done since 1974. Needless to say, in that time the millage rate has increased due to increases levied by the school district, the county and the town.
So what happens if/when a new county-wide assessment is done? Say the assessor says your $40,000 1974 assessment is now $120,000 in 2014.
Open source software, hardware, and methods are gaining popularity and access to them couldn't be more prolific. If you're thinking about starting a new open source project, there are five common pitfalls you should be aware of before you begin.Don't despair if you've already started your project and are just now reading this!
Here on OStatic, we've frequently debated whether fragmentation is good for open source projects, or not so good. We've published posts arguing that centralized management of open source projects and documentation could have big benefits for users, and we've run many posts on successful forks of open source projects.