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Open source under the microscope |
by Rattle at 1:54 pm EST, Jan 5, 2004

] Open-source developers have long done their work in the
] public eye. Now they're doing it under an academic
] microscope.
] Walt Scacchi, a senior research scientist at the
] University of California at Irvine's Institute for
] Software Research, has been looking at open-source
] projects from an analytical perspective, studying the
] open-source model in an ongoing, 10-year project that
] draws some comforting conclusions for open-source
] sponsors and developers.

] People are breaking away from the tradition of the
] individual artist, saying there's another way to build
] upon the work of others.

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