Who is the open-source community, anyway?
Oh, we know the big names, Linus Torvald of Linux fame, Larry Wall of Perl, Jeremy Allison of Samba, and so on. But who makes up the rank and file?
The first objective answers are in the University of North Carolina's Open-Source Research Team's report, "A Quantitative Profile of a Community of Open Source Linux Developers." Story to follow. --Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, Sm@rt Reseller
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