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Managing an  Open Source  Community
Being Managed  by an  Open Source Community Open Source Community Open Source Community
 
 
20,000 downloads a day
7 Rules
1. Lead by example
2. Get off the computer
3. Transparency
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 ne...
 
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    1. 1. Managing an Open Source Community
    2. 2. Being Managed by an Open Source Community Open Source Community Open Source Community
    3. 5. 20,000 downloads a day
    4. 6. 7 Rules
    5. 7. 1. Lead by example
    6. 8. 2. Get off the computer
    7. 9. 3. Transparency
    8. 10. 4. Build consensus (even when you’re right)
    9. 11. 5. You’re not right.
    10. 12. 6. Centralize community
    11. 13. 7. Open Source has little to do with the license.
    12. 14. 8. (bonus!) But use the GPL
    13. 15. 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.
    14. 17. [email_address] http://ma.tt / /
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