We are starting a new show on TFiR called ‘Dirk & Swap: Conversations on Open Source’ in which we will talk about open source technologies. Dirk Hohndel is VP and Chief Open Source Officer at VMware.

Here is the outline of our discussion:

00:00:55– History of Open Source & Free Software
00:03:09 – User vs Consumer of Open Source
00:05:34 – Managing a community when it gets too large
00:08:54 – What contributed to the success of Open Source – Linux
00:13:42 – Open Source is no longer a hobby
00:22:12 Influence of Foundations on Open Source
00:24:16 – How Open Source redefined standardization

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