Three Ethical Moments in Debian

@article{Coleman2005ThreeEM,
  title={Three Ethical Moments in Debian},
  author={E. G. Coleman},
  journal={Cyberspace Law eJournal},
  year={2005}
}
  • E. G. Coleman
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Cyberspace Law eJournal
This article is a detailed examination of ethical cultivation as it occurs in the Debian project, whose volunteers produce a non-commercial distribution of the GNU/Linux OS. Thus far, much of the literature on free and open source software (F/OSS) production has been heavily focused on the question of motivation or incentive mechanisms and has tended to ignore how hacker valuations, motivations, and commitments are transformed by the lived experiences that unfold in F/OSS projects and… Expand
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