Monthly Archives: Januar 2016

7 Truths that Open Source Struggles With

Open source has performed miracles, but it still needs to face up to a few ongoing struggles. Open source development has consistently proved many ideas that were once considered impossible. For instance, thanks to open source, we now know that people can be motivated by more than money, and that co-operation can be more effective […]


4 questions to ask before open sourcing a project

One of the most common tasks in any company’s open source department is evaluating internal software to see, if it would be a good candidate to give back to the community. When performing this task at PayPal, we found it useful to take each potential open source project through a vetting process originally framed by […]