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Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The use of open-source software (OSS)—readable software source code that can be copied, modified, and distributed freely—has expanded dramatically in recent years. The number of OSS projects hosted ... More


Defining Open-Source Software Success and Abandonment

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the factors that determine the success or abandonment of open-source software (OSS) projects, focusing on the hosting web site SourceForge.net. It describes a theoretical ... More


What Can SourceForge.net Data Alone Tell Us about Open-Source Software Commons?

Sandra Haire

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines factors that influence the success of open-source software (OSS) projects, focusing on SourceForge.net (SF). It analyzes the 2006 data set of 107,747 SF projects; asks whether ... More


Filling Gaps in Our Data with the Survey on Free/Libre and Open-Source Success

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The Survey on Free/Libre and Open-Source Success, conducted in fall 2009 in collaboration with SourceForge Inc., the corporation that owns SourceForge.net (SF), sought to identify the factors which ... More


Putting It All Together in Multivariate Models of Success and Abandonment

Meng-Shiou Shieh

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the factors that determine the success or abandonment of open-source software (OSS) commons using well-established statistical techniques. It employs five independent variables ... More


Thinking about Part III: A Review of Our Empirical Research

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0012
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This study was motivated by the power of openness in combination with the Internet’s global reach and the potential of open-source software (OSS) to understand online collaboration. It looked at ... More


Our Study in Perspective

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0013
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This book has investigated the factors that lead some open-source software (OSS) commons to continued success and others to abandonment using data sets on SourceForge.net. By identifying these ... More


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