Constitutional Dynamics of the Open Source Software Development

Kaisla Jukka

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    Abstract

    This paper maintains that the nature of conventions and social contracts among the software developing community have been decisive in the open source software development. It will be explained that purposeful design has played a minor role in the overall success of open source projects, such as Linux operating system.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
    PublisherInstitut for Industriøkonomi og Virksomhedsstrategi, Handelshøjskolen i København
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Print)8778690773
    Publication statusPublished - May 2001
    SeriesWorking Paper / Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy. Copenhagen Business School
    Number2001-12
    ISSN1398-7461

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    Jukka, K. (2001). Constitutional Dynamics of the Open Source Software Development. Institut for Industriøkonomi og Virksomhedsstrategi, Handelshøjskolen i København. Working Paper / Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy. Copenhagen Business School, No. 2001-12