Is “Hacking” still a vital part of open-source development?

There is a perception that the hacker culture is disappearing from open-source development, as a result of corporate participation and corporate priorities in open-source development. The hacker community has always been doing its work from the margins. That does not mean that it wasn’t important in the past, and it does not mean it won’t be important in the future. But it remains non-mainstream.

Read Red Hat exec says hackers still matter from ComputerWorld. Commentary from ZDNet.


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