Interesting article in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times on the spread of open-source ideals, to religion, terrorism, and other far-flung realms. (Registration may be required.) The piece dwells too much on the basics–Linux, Wikipedia–but it raises some good questions. How far can open-source principles be applied? What are its limitations?
Have you participated in an open-source project or started one at work? How did it go? Let’s talk about it.