[LINK] Fwd: [oss4lib-discuss] Open Source: participatory culture
tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Wed Jan 24 07:14:17 AEDT 2007
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Joe Hourcle <oneiros at grace.nascom.nasa.gov>
> Date: 24 January 2007 3:40:56 AM
> To: John Taylor-Johnston <eslcafe at usherbrooke.ca>
> Cc: oss4lib-discuss at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [oss4lib-discuss] Open Source: participatory culture
> On Tue, 23 Jan 2007, John Taylor-Johnston wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm looking at the notion of Open Source, and the Internet, as a
>> participatory culture - the idea that OS & the Web are a hippie
>> of sorts.
>> Can anyone think of any articles that might discuss this?
> Are you looking for scholarly literature, or just anything?
> I mean, there'd Eric Raymond's "The Cathedral and the Bazaar"
> For actual research, a quick literature search turns up:
> Sandeep Krishnamurthy's "Cave or Community? An Empirical
> Examimation of
> 100 Mature Open Source Projects"
> Guido Hertel, et.al "Motivation of software developers in Open Source
> projects: an Internet-based survey of contributors to the Linux
> Josh Lerner and Jean Tirole "Some Simple Economics of Open Source"
> Also, unpublished:
> Katherine Steward and Sanjay Gosain, "Impacts of Idealogy, Trust and
> Communication on Effectivenes in Open Source Software Development
> ... do a literature search, and you should find plenty of related
> I'd also suggest that you drop the term 'hippie' as it has many more
> connotations than just communal efforts, and your use of the term
> that you may have a bias in your research.
> Joe Hourcle
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