ZDNet article - why attribution matters

Michael Tiemann tiemann at redhat.com
Tue Nov 28 22:34:17 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 12:06 -0700, David RR Webber (XML) wrote:

> Once again though we come back to who manages and maintains that and
> where?  Perhaps some kind of eBay rating system is in order - where
> people can post for and against and developers can post a link to
> their own entry in the rating bank - and you get points for
> contributions and such to the source base?

Such a ratings system is entirely orthogonal to the one most interesting
to developers which has precisely four values:

0.  Not open source
1.  Not submitted for review -- unknown
2.  Submitted for review -- unknown, but positions being taken
3.  OSI approved


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