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Emerging Free and Open Source Software Practices
The goal of this chapter is to document the evolution of a portfolio of open source communities. These are communities formed around a set of related projects with common governance, which often produce artifacts shared among all projects. It helps to think of a portfolio of project communities as an ecology, in which the projects are mutually dependent, and there is both cross-project collaboration and competition for resources among the communities. As a case study, we explore the ecology ofdoi:10.4018/9781599042107.ch003 fatcat:dnfwkuul5bchppidq2uydhsv6u