Corporate Open Source Anti-Patterns: Doing It Wrong. ”If you don’t let forks happen, then you run into a really nasty problem I like to call governance orgy.”
The Genericons Icon Font Story. A slick GPL-licensed icon font produced by the ever awesome Joen, Sheri, and Takashi.
Since I’ve been involved in the news industry, I’ve been a huge proponent of open source software. In particular, this selling point: open source makes for much easier cross-institution collaboration. Open source software provides a legal framework for companies to pool development resources, and build mutually-beneficial… Continue reading →
Editorial Flow Update, 1/24. Making progress, and I’m pretty happy with what we decided to focus on. Looking to hear more use cases on functionality to edit already published content.
Project Reclaim update. I love that Boone is doing this. Now that I’ve fully switched from iTunes to Rdio, I’m tempted to try out a Linux machine. Most of the software I use is cross-platform or web-based anyway.
Not Getting GitHub Notifications? This makes my week. Many, many apologies to those who have opened issues I haven’t responded to.
I’d like to identify ways in which Automattic can release more code as open source by default. In the WordPress.com repository, there’s a fair amount of code in use that’s never seen the light of day. Bits and pieces of this code would probably be… Continue reading →
Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.3 has the following improvements: AJAX user search is back to searching against first name, last name, display name, email… Continue reading →
Today, I’m down at Google in Mountain View at Techraking, a gathering of technologists and investigative journalists. It’s been super inspiring because of the fresh to me perspectives — I’d love to help Portland media outlets with projects like those I’ve heard about. At lunch,… Continue reading →
Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.2 has the following improvements: AJAX user search matches against first name, last name, and nickname fields too, in addition… Continue reading →