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Author Schweik, Charles M., 1961-
Title Internet success : a study of open-source software commons / Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  QA76.76.S46 S37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-342) and index.
Contents The power of openness and Internet-based collaboration. The importance of open-source software commons -- What we know about open-source software commons : academic research and theory. The ecosystem ; The developer ; Technological and community attributes ; Institutional attributes -- Our empirical studies of open-source software commons. The OSGeo case : an example of the evolving OSS ecosystem ; Defining open-source software success and abandonment ; What can data alone tell us about open-source software commons? ; Filling gaps in our data with the survey on free/libre and open-source success ; Answering the questions raised in Part II ; Putting it all together in multivariate models of success and abandonment ; Thinking about Part III : a review of our epirical research -- Conclusions. Our study in perspective.
Subject Open source software.
Information commons.
Related Names English, Robert C., 1951-
ISBN 0262017253 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262017251 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 757935651