[TriLUG] Open Source Propaganda

Owen Berry oberry at trilug.org
Wed Apr 19 12:29:00 EDT 2006

The book "Open Source Development with CVS" book by Karl Fogel and Moshe
Bar has some introductory information. If you don't have the book, the
3rd edition is available via PDF:



On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 12:01:12PM -0400, Mark Freeze wrote:
> We are considering plaing an 'Open Source' tab on our web site that
> would contain information on how we are trying to implement open
> source software, projects, and practices at our business, what we are
> using, etc.... Also, how we are trying to spread open source software
> practices into other areas of our business.
> We are trying to answer questions like the one asked by our CEO last
> week.  We had just shown him our new SugarCRM database and he said,
> "That's great!  But I can't understand why anyone would write a
> product like this and then just give it away..."
> Does anyone have any good sources for the 'theory behind' open source,
> or open source practices?
> Thanks,
> Mark.

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