- it is usually obvious who is charge because most projects start as an individual effort
- being a member of the team depends very much on how much work you do
- because of the above, the person in charge has usually done a lot of the practical work
- the team members rarely meet so that working relationships are almost exclusively about work, and power games are hard to sustain.
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Open-source as a self-regulating society
Maybe community open-source projects have social advantages over projects developed by organized work teams.