blackbearnh writes "This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Open Source Initiative.
Over at O'Reilly's ONLamp site, Federico Biancuzzi
(who frequently interviews notables in the Open Source community for O'Reilly) has
of interviews with some of the founders of the OSI, including Bruce Perens and Eric Raymond.
One of the classic, much-studied cases is that of John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community, 1848-1881. It was especially clear in that case that its succession crisis and eventual collapse was due to over-reliance on Noyes's personal leadership. At the time I co-founded OSI in 1998 I judged that FSF would very likely undergo a similar crackup if it lost RMS, and was determined to avoid that if possible for OSI.
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