Hacker News new | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login
Ask HN: How are some successful OSS projects being run?
5 points by theboywho 7 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment
Working at most companies today as a software engineer requires you to follow certain methodologies (daily stand-ups, kanban boards, sprints, backlogs, the need for often non-technical managers, etc)

How do these methodologies compare to successful community-run open source projects ? and more importantly, if they are different, why don’t proprietary / company projects follow the open source model methodology wise ?

How are some successful open source projects run (in terms of development methodology) ? For example the Linux kernel, OpenBSD, or Bitcoin.






With regards to private companies not following OSS model, what I will say to that is money changes absolutely everything. Not necessarily badly, but things will be unrecognizably different.



Applications are open for YC Summer 2019

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: