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5 steps for making community decisions without consensus
The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy. Learn about how they handled making a community decision without reaching a consensus.
1 comment Posted 17 Aug 2016 by George Dunlap Feed
spider web
Starting a new CA is a lot of work. The Internet Security Research Group co-founder and director explains why they decided to build a new free, automated, and open certificate authority from scratch.
0 comments Posted 16 Aug 2016 by Josh Aas Feed
Containers
runC, a lightweight universal container runtime, is a command-line tool for spawning and running containers according to the Open Container Initiative (OCI) specification. That's the short version. The long version: The governance umbrella created by Docker, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, and... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Aug 2016 by Phil Estes Feed
How to use Gource to visualize your code repos (and more)
Why settle for boring numbers and static graphs to describe your open source project when you can dynamically display the movements and activity within your project? Gource is an amazing and flexible tool that can be used to display activity from your repositories using a video visualization that... Read more
1 comment Posted 8 Aug 2016 by Dawn Foster Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
Community manager Rikki Endsley recaps the third and final day of LinuxCon North America 2015.
1 comment Posted 20 Aug 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Penguins on beach
Community manager Rikki Endsley recaps the second day of LinuxCon North America.
0 comments Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Open Source in Education chalkboard
Computer science courses at universities are great at teaching algorithms, basic principles, and the theoretical foundation of computing. While these are essential for broader grasp of the discipline, graduates often find themselves lacking the practical skills needed by companies in their day-to-... Read more
1 comment Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Radek Pazdera Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
Opensource.com Community Manager Rikki Endsley recaps the first day of LinuxCon North America.
0 comments Posted 18 Aug 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Free and open source software
Free and open source software (FOSS) has made huge inroads over the last decade or two, especially in the corporate world. Even so, some legal departments can be wary of their organizations using or contributing to FOSS.
3 comments Posted 18 Aug 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and enterprise. Forsstrom is a current board member of OSIA (Open Source Industry Australia). She will be speaking at LinuxCon North America, with her talk... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Aug 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed

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