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Top ten rea­sons why I won’t use your open source project

Sat, Feb 5, 2011

By Wyn Nether­land on The Changelog

Apolo­gies for the loaded head­line. It’s a hat tip to the Twit­ter how-to arti­cles that taught us the ben­e­fits of set­ting our avatars, writ­ing a witty bios, set­ting a loca­tion, engag­ing your audi­ence, and oh yeah, adding value. As a team that digs through a moun­tain of open source projects each week, so that you don’t have to, we’ve learned some con­crete ways to build a com­mu­nity around your codez. Here’s our top ten list of things you can do to pro­mote your Open Source project, or ten rea­sons I don’t fork your project