April 15, 2005

Proposed General structure for interview

1. What prompted involvement in open source
a. How did it start, what kind of projects - components of larger project, documentation, seeking assistance, learning

2. How important were elements of open source
a. Collaboration
b. Access to community
c. Access to past exchanges
d. Artifacts - source code, documentation

3. Impact on professional/knowledge development
a. Education/knowledge level at start
b. Did it prompt further formal study
c. Networking (with other developers)

4. Validation
a. Certification
b. Recognition of qualifications
c. "Guru" status

Posted by thay0012 at April 15, 2005 9:54 AM