Jul 062011

The latest IEEE Software has an article on Client-Shared Source, where a software publisher will grant its customers access to its source code, with the idea that the customers would contribute to the code itself. The idea of sharing source code with selected customers is not particularly new–it’s actually fairly common with Operating Systems (see, for example, Microsoft’s program).  But, Client-Shared Source goes beyond simply allowing customers to see the code — it also allows [...]