Understanding knowledge sharing activities in free/open source software projects: An empirical study

@article{Sowe2008UnderstandingKS,
  title={Understanding knowledge sharing activities in free/open source software projects: An empirical study},
  author={Sulayman K. Sowe and Ioannis Stamelos and Lefteris Angelis},
  journal={Journal of Systems and Software},
  year={2008},
  volume={81},
  pages={431-446}
}
Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) projects are people-oriented and knowledge intensive software development environments. Many researchers focused on mailing lists to study coding activities of software developers. How expert software developers interact with each other and with non-developers in the use of community products have received little attention. This paper discusses the altruistic sharing of knowledge between knowledge providers and knowledge seekers in the Developer and User… CONTINUE READING
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