“Do not feed the troll” is still the best advice

Feels like an innocent request from Techdirt: Do you have examples of communities or individuals coming up with unique, creative or innovative ways to respond to hateful, abusive or trollish speech? but I still think silence is the best response. Block and report the trolls to the authorities because engaging in any ways with them…

VCs who miss the point of open source shouldn’t fund it | InfoWorld

People who believe that Apache is a competitor, OSI approves licenses that permit monopolization, Red Hat is a business that’s succeeded through artificial scarcity, and open source communities with diverse agendas are “broken” are not the people you want in your new open source business. Well said. Via Simon Phipps on http://www.infoworld.com/article/3032120/open-source-tools/vcs-who-miss-the-point-of-open-source-shouldnt-fund-it.html

A forum for OpenStack-related Product Managers

The OpenStack project doesn’t have a product manager but all companies shipping products based on components developed inside the OpenStack project have product managers. Currently the managers of OpenStack-related products don’t have a way to coordinate their efforts and they constantly have to struggle with OpenStack’s upstream developers, some of them working for the same…