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From Stefan Sperling <>
Subject Re: What might an open source class look like?
Date Thu, 07 May 2015 07:50:31 GMT
On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 06:42:48PM -0500, Daniel Ruggeri wrote:
>    I think this is really neat and exciting but a challenge at the same
> time. Since the idea was planted in my head w/ the ASF, I thought it
> would be a good idea to float the question here to ask, "What would go
> in a college class about open source?"

Karl Fogel's book about producing open source software should be a
useful resource:
The way he describes communities is pretty much how the SVN project
works, which (not incidentally) is how ASF projects ought to work :-)

Perhaps you can use parts of it as reading material for students.

Karl is has been working on a second edition since last year.
You can get his work in progress state which should be more up to date
with current practices from
The first edition is from 2005, so somewhat outdated for today's students.

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