Open Sources 2.0: The Continuing Evolution

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", 2005. gada 21. okt. - 490 lappuses

Open Sources 2.0 is a collection of insightful and thought-provoking essays from today's technology leaders that continues painting the evolutionary picture that developed in the 1999 book Open Sources: Voices from the Revolution .

These essays explore open source's impact on the software industry and reveal how open source concepts are infiltrating other areas of commerce and society. The essays appeal to a broad audience: the software developer will find thoughtful reflections on practices and methodology from leading open source developers like Jeremy Allison and Ben Laurie, while the business executive will find analyses of business strategies from the likes of Sleepycat co-founder and CEO Michael Olson and Open Source Business Conference founder Matt Asay.

From China, Europe, India, and Brazil we get essays that describe the developing world's efforts to join the technology forefront and use open source to take control of its high tech destiny. For anyone with a strong interest in technology trends, these essays are a must-read.

The enduring significance of open source goes well beyond high technology, however. At the heart of the new paradigm is network-enabled distributed collaboration: the growing impact of this model on all forms of online collaboration is fundamentally challenging our modern notion of community.

What does the future hold? Veteran open source commentators Tim O'Reilly and Doc Searls offer their perspectives, as do leading open source scholars Steven Weber and Sonali Shah. Andrew Hessel traces the migration of open source ideas from computer technology to biotechnology, and Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger and Slashdot co-founder Jeff Bates provide frontline views of functioning, flourishing online collaborative communities.

The power of collaboration, enabled by the internet and open source software, is changing the world in ways we can only begin to imagine.Open Sources 2.0 further develops the evolutionary picture that emerged in the original Open Sources and expounds on the transformative open source philosophy.

"This is a wonderful collection of thoughts and examples bygreat minds from the free software movement, and is a must have foranyone who follows free software development and project histories."

--Robin Monks, Free Software Magazine

The list of contributors include

  • Alolita Sharma
  • Andrew Hessel
  • Ben Laurie
  • Boon-Lock Yeo
  • Bruno Souza
  • Chris DiBona
  • Danese Cooper
  • Doc Searls
  • Eugene Kim
  • Gregorio Robles
  • Ian Murdock
  • Jeff Bates
  • Jeremy Allison
  • Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona
  • Kim Polese
  • Larry Sanger
  • Louisa Liu
  • Mark Stone
  • Mark Stone
  • Matthew N. Asay
  • Michael Olson
  • Mitchell Baker
  • Pamela Jones
  • Robert Adkins
  • Russ Nelson
  • Sonali K. Shah
  • Stephen R. Walli
  • Steven Weber
  • Sunil Saxena
  • Tim O'Reilly
  • Wendy Seltzer

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SECTION 1
1
Past and Future
3
Open Source and Proprietary Software Development
21
A Tale of Two Standards
37
Open Source and Security
57
Dual Licensing
71
Open Source and the Commoditization of Software
91
Disruptive Models for a Disruptive Development Process
103
Making a New World
231
The Open Source Paradigm Shift
253
Extending Open Source Principles Beyond Software Development
273
Open Source Biology
281
Everything Is Known
297
A Memoir
307
Open Beyond Software
339
Patterns of Governance in Open Source
361

Open Source and Open Standards Business Models in Context
121
Open Source and the Small Entrepreneur
137
Why Open Source Needs Copyright Politics
149
Libre Software in Europe
161
OSS in India
189
When China Dances with OSS
197
How Much Freedom Do You Want?
211
SECTION 2
229
Communicating Many to Many
373
SECTION 3
397
The Open Source Definition
399
Referenced Open Source Licenses
401
Columns from Slashdot
417
Index
423
Colophon
447
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