"Project Harmony is like Creative Commons for contributor agreements. We've set out to capture the best practices of free and open source software contributions, across a diverse array of project cultures, communities, and values." said Allison Randal, a community participant in Project Harmony.
What are the ways we can give to an open source community without contributing code? A recent comment to an Opensource.com article[he]nbsp[/he]a career in open source went something like that they wanted to contribute to open source but lacked coding skills.
The list of major corporations getting involved with open source communities is persistently growing, a trend evidenced by the rapidly expanding financial backing of open source foundations like the Linux Foundation. Samsung is one of these companies through its Open Source Group which was established in February of 2013.
I came back from OSCON this year with a new fire to contribute to an open source project. Ive been involved in open source for years, but lately I[he]#039[/he]ve been more of an enthusiast-evangelist than a hands-on-contributor to an open source community. So, I started some thinking about what to do next.
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCJason Hibbets wears many hats. One is redhe's a project manager for the open source leader, Red Hat. And, the rest are for newly defined roles in open sourceincluding local government open source advocate and contributor.