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Re: OSS Projects WAS: Call from Info World

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,PostgreSQL advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OSS Projects WAS: Call from Info World
Date: 2003-11-27 17:52:58
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On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 11:15:52AM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 1) Ours: a diffuse leadership structure with a variety of individuals and 
> > companies, but the only participants with clearly "louder voices" are 
> > individuals with seniority & responsibility. Examples: Us, LTSP, Samba, 
> > FreeBSD.

Debian is probably the largest project belonging into the category.

> > 4) Corporate-Sponsored: projects which either recently or historically have 
> > been financially sponsored by a single company, foundation, or university.  
> > As a result, leadership is hybrid of developer seniority and 
> > company/foundation influence.  Examples:  Apache, PHP, Slashcode

Hmm, I wonder if KDE belongs here or to 1). Have to check the details.

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