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This paper presents an overview of the open source development model. It discusses the typical progression from an idea to an implemented feature, and highlights some of the key characteristics of open source development.

About the Authors

Ibrahim Haddad, Ph.D., is the Director of Technology and Alliances at The Linux Foundation and Contributing Editor for the Linux Journal.

Brian Warner is Operations Manager at the Linux Foundation.