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  • 1. The Ethics of Abandoning SoftwareSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 2. Hi.Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 3. I abandon software.Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 4. I abandoned OAuth.Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 5. But it wasn’t that bad.Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 6. The Life and Times of SoftwareSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 7. 1. The Writing (Starting)Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 8. Motivations for Writing SoftwareSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 9. Scratch an ItchSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 10. $$$Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 11. Self-PromotionSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 12. 2. The ReleasingSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 13. Motivations for Releasing SoftwareSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 14. Scratch an ItchSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 15. Scratch an ItchSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 16. No ReasonSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 17. GoodwillSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 18. Self-PromotionSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 19. Recruiting ToolSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 20. 3. The MaintainingSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 21. Motivations for Maintaining SoftwareSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 22. Scratch an ItchSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 23. CommunitySunday, April 10, 2011
  • 24. $$$Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 25. Demonstration of ResponsibilitySunday, April 10, 2011
  • 26. Examine Your MotivationsSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 27. 4. The EndSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 28. It happens in stages.Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 29. Initial Burst of MotivationSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 30. No Longer Necessary (to me)Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 31. DisinterestSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 32. Denial & NeglectSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 33. AcceptanceSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 34. Letting Go Moving OnSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 35. Put It to Rest GracefullySunday, April 10, 2011
  • 36. Bless a Migration PathSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 37. Identify a SuccessorSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 38. Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 39. This is happening and it’s getting worse. Why?Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 40. Proliferation of PlatformsSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 41. Proliferation of DevelopersSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 42. Ease of SharingSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 43. The ConsequencesSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 44. What to do?Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 45. ‣ CommunicateSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 46. ‣ Communicate ‣ Be HonestSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 47. ‣ Communicate ‣ Be Honest ‣ Be DeliberateSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 48. File BugsSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 49. Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 50. Write Thorough READMEsSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 51. Include DocumentationSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 52. Provide a LicenseSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 53. Clearer SignalingSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 54. Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 55. Resign Authoritative StatusSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 56. Dependency Tracking ‣ *.gemspec, Gemfile ‣ setup.py ‣ package.jsonSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 57. Highlight StalenessSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 58. Liveliness Metrics ‣ Mailing List Activity ‣ Committer Diversity ‣ Issue Movement ‣ Fork VolumeSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 59. More SignalsSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 60. Encourage Organizations over RepositoriesSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 61. Highlight Team InvolvementSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 62. Data MiningSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 63. Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 64. Expand the Watcher RelationshipSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 65. The Secret Power of the Network GraphSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 66. Relationship StatusSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 67. ‣ (proof-of-concept) ‣ (demo) ‣ (maintained) ‣ (in-use) ‣ (formerly-in-use)Sunday, April 10, 2011
  • 68. ‣ CommunicateSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 69. ‣ Communicate ‣ Be HonestSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 70. ‣ Communicate ‣ Be Honest ‣ Be DeliberateSunday, April 10, 2011
  • 71. ‣ Communicate ‣ Be Honest ‣ Be Deliberate ‣ Be OKSunday, April 10, 2011