Managing an Open Source Project Requires 3 Things

An article written by Brian Hyder , published in opensource.com argues that, managing an open source software can be brought down to three things. Those three things are Vision, Process and Perception.


My favorite part about our open source project, PencilBlue, is that I get to interact with people from all over the world. When we first started, there were just two of us, but as the months progressed we saw our contributors begin to grow. It got me thinking about what it takes to be a good maintainer and how my team will make sure the project continues to run smoothly for years to come.How many people across the world contribute to open source software? If GitHub's user base is any indication, the open source community is more than 8.5 million. 

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