Andromeda Yelton

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structure of open source community

January 7th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

So my husband (a software engineer) and I talk a lot about this library stuff, duh, and it’s useful for exposing underlying assumptions that differ between these two fields of information geekery… One of the things I’ve been thinking about is the structure of open source development communities. I’ve run Linux (albeit no more) and [...]

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I even really like citrus fruits! And yet.

December 16th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

So apparently LibLime (a support vendor for Koha, a major open-source ILS) has done a bait and switch — people who signed up for Koha support are in fact getting a vendor-specific, only-sorta-open version of the software. I’ve been having unkind words about LibLime percolating in my head for a week which I’ve been not [...]

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