- Make it easy to install.
- Provide documentation, an FAQ, a demo, screen shots and downloads on a web site.
- Market use web sites, discussion lists, conferences, and articles.
- The better the documentation, the less support is needed.
- Focus on enhancements your library needs.
- If you used your employer's resources, chances are good that they own the copyright.
Monday, October 10, 2005
UTA Open Source Case Study
Michael Doran of The University of Texas at Arlington presented a session at LITA concerning the process of creating, releasing and licensing open source software. A few things to keep in mind: