Cameron Laird's personal notes on open-source markets
This page is about the
where developers contract
with those in need of software. More generally, I'm interested
in novel collaborative arrangements.
The melancholy fact is that most of these organizations have gone out
of business since I first wrote the page in 2000. While I make time
to rewrite this to make it accurate, I leave the links, for their
possible historical interest.
Table of contents
$50-100 US bounties
This is the one Exchange that appears to be healthy as 2003 closes.
Launched in November 2003,
claimed almost 400 registered users
at the beginning of December.
of users are public.
I wrote "Behlendorf makes open source work for Java"
Wayne Caccamo, Brian Behlendorf, and Tim O'Reilly all played
interesting roles in Collab.net's founding.
with Brian Behlendorf & Wayne Caccomo on sourceXchange"
is extremely valuable reading. Along with much else, Brian calls
sXc, "the WD-40 for open source development".
[multi-person-week efforts? $5,000-80,000?]
Laird's personal notes on open-source