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Dan York Archive

Making an Open Source Project Work: The 12-Step Program
Open source changes everything. That's what the pundits will tell you. What they mean is that open source isn't just about free or better software. It's a whole new way of thinking about how to solve problems and manage projects. When we launched the project that I'm working on -- the Linux Professional Institute -- a year ago, we knew that we would be able to leverage this open source methodology to make the project stronger and better, even though we weren't developing software.