Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution
Freely available source code, with contributions from thousands of programmers around the world: this is the spirit of the software revolution known as Open Source. Open Source has grabbed the computer industry's attention. Netscape has opened the source code to Mozilla; IBM supports Apache; major database vendors haved ported their products to Linux. As enterprises realize the power of the open-source development model, Open Source is becoming a viable mainstream alternative to commercial software.Now in Open Sources, leaders of Open Source come together for the first time to discuss the new vision of the software industry they have created. The essays in this volume offer insight into how the Open Source movement works, why it succeeds, and where it is going.For programmers who have labored on open-source projects, Open Sources is the new gospel: a powerful vision from the movement's spiritual leaders. For businesses integrating open-source software into their enterprise, Open Sources reveals the mysteries of how open development builds better software, and how businesses can leverage freely available software for a competitive business advantage.The contributors here have been the leaders in the open-source arena:
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Open Source has come of age: there is such a thing as an Open Source business model. Bob Young's company, Red Hat Software, Inc., thrives on giving away its core product: Red Hat Linux. One good way to deliver free software is to ...
In fact, if you were to call a Sun administrator right now and ask him or her what's the first thing they do when they receive a new Sun box, they will tell you Download the GNU tools and compilers and install my favorite shells.
One thing that keeps this happening is the open methods used in the development of the Linux kernel. Linus Torvalds, Alan Cox, and the rest run a tight ship and are the central authority for adding and accessing the kernel.
All attracted bright people who contributed great things to hackerdom, on both the technical and folkloric levels. To understand what came later, though, we need to take another look at the computers themselves, because the Lab's rise ...
Fortunately, there had been things going on out of sight of the trade press, and out of sight even of most hackers, that would produce startlingly positive developments in later 1993 and 1994. Eventually, these would take the culture in ...
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Review written on October 20, 2001 This book is an interesting window on the Open Source world, a strange planet with strange people. Among then, some crazy idealist like R. Stallman (I like the guy ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu
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The idea for open source software began years ago with Richard Stallman, who at the time was considered crazy for proposing that computer code be free to all to use as they see fit as long as they ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu
An Entrepreneurs Account
The Linux Edge
Open Source as a Business Strategy
The Open Source Definition
Hardware Software and Infoware
The Story of Mozilla
The Revenge of the Hackers
The TanenbaumTorvalds Debate
The Open Source Definition Version 10
How Red Hat Software Stumbled Across a New Economic Model and Helped Improve an Industry
Diligence Patience and Humility