Garderen, Harold van wrote:
> So what works? Well, to me it seems that "bottom up" has a better
> I've said it more than once: why not start at the bottom: small tools,
> small applications, WIDE diversity, let 100 zillion flowers grow in SMB
> organizations. Forget the ugly behemoths, spread globally, become
> viruslike, go grassroots, just like linux, xampp, but then for the
> management of self-control.
Which brings us back to the point about matching implementation variety
to utilization variety by opening up the development and protecting it
(via GPL or equivalent) from closure.
It also brings us to SB's First Principle of Organization, which (imho)
large, monolithic developments can fail to violate.
> Open source is not just a technical trick for code, it can also be used to
> build an application-network, zillions of places where people play
> tools, the stories, improve, steal, borrow, give, etc. All that knowledge
> needs to be open source too.
Yes, yes, yes, ... :-)
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