Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

by Joseph Feller
     
 
Leading Free and Open Source software researchers and analysts consider the status of the open source revolution and its effect on industry and society.

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Leading Free and Open Source software researchers and analysts consider the status of the open source revolution and its effect on industry and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262062466
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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" Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software is the most comprehensive collection of writings on open source software that I have seen.
The authors tackle the difficult questions that surround its success, from what motivates developers to write software for free to how companies can incorporate the best of the open source model into their environments." Martin Fink
, Vice President, Linux, Hewlett-Packard

Martin Fink

Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software is the most comprehensive collection of writings on open source software that I have seen.
The authors tackle the difficult questions that surround its success from what motivates developers to write software for free to how companies can incorporate the best of the open source model into their environments.

Meet the Author

Brian Fitzgerald holds the Frederick A. Krehbiel II Chair in Innovation in Global Business and Technology, Department of Computer Science and Information
Systems, University of Limerick, Ireland.

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