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Project Title

Reasons for Creating an Open Source Project


Wolfgang Sprenger, Institut fur Infomatik Freie Universitat Berlin

Christopher Oezbek, Institut fur Informatik Freie Universitat Berlin

Project Abstract

This bachelor thesis research project surveys the resasons for creating an open source project. To make a qualified conclusion Sourceforge.net data will be compared with the debian packet list. The differences in popularity between commercial packages in debian and hosted data on SourceForge.net will be examined.