The demand for productivity software seems to be endless, and as new products and paradigms for digital documents arise seemingly every month, one Open Source app holds on to a sizable marketshare of at least 150 million users. I refer, of course, to LibreOffice and derivative solutions (of which there are many), which is Governed and published by a German non-profit organisation named The Document Foundation.… Read the rest
As announced today on phpList.org, soon I shall be leaving phpList.
For fun, here are some geeky statistics from my last four years leading the company:
- Total emails sent from ‘sam at phplist dot com’: 5,070 (instant messages discluded)
- My total commits across 21 phpList repositories: 1,726
- My participation in the phpList community forum: 502 days interacted, 932 topics read, 701 posts created
- Weekly all-hands meetings led: 200 (out of 205 weeks)
Note to self: code/hack less!
One of the most unusual cities I’ve presented in, Pristina in Kosovo again hosted the Software Freedom Conference (SFK), thanks to the youthful, hardworking volunteers at the Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova (FLOSSK) organisation.
This year I participated in a panel, and spoke about Open Source Product Management workflows.… Read the rest