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Managing an Open Source Community
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1. Lead by example
2. Get off the computer
4. Build consensus (even when you’re right)
5. You’re not right.
6. Centralize community
7. Open Source has little to do with the license.
8. (bonus!) But use the GPL
0. The freedom to run the program, for any purpose. 1. The freedom to study how the program works, and adapt it to your needs. 2. The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor. 3. The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements to the public, so that the whole community benefits.