[Members] Summer of Code proposals and applications

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Fri May 19 13:03:48 CDT 2006


On 5/19/06, Remko Troncon <remko at el-tramo.be> wrote:
> By the way, this isn't just true because it helps 'the community'.  I think the
> most important aspect about OSS development is contributing to existing
> projects, not writing your own. So IMO, extending an existing project fits the
> SoC program a lot more than writing existing things from scratch, and we get
> progress for the community for free.

That's a great point.  In fact, I would say that "the" difference
between open source and freeware is the community.

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