• Engineering
  • Published 2009

Towards a theory on the sustainability and performance of FLOSS communities

@inproceedings{AlMarzouq2009TowardsAT,
  title={Towards a theory on the sustainability and performance of FLOSS communities},
  author={Mohammad Al-Marzouq},
  year={2009}
}
With the emergence of Free/Libre and Open Source Software as a significant force that is reshaping the software industry, it becomes more important to reassess conventionally held wisdom about software development. Recent literature on the FLOSS development process suggests that our previously held knowledge about software development might be obsolete. We specifically highlight the tension between the views embodied by the Linus’ Law and Brooks’ Law. Linus’ Law was forwarded by Eric Raymond… CONTINUE READING