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Free Software Project Management HOWTO

Benjamin "Mako" Hill

      mako@debian.org
    

Revision History
Revision v0.3.215 April 2002Revised by: bch
Revision v0.3.118 June 2001Revised by: bch
Revision v0.35 May 2001Revised by: bch
Revision v0.2.110 April 2001Revised by: bch
Revision v0.28 April 2001Revised by: bch
Revision v0.0127 March 2001Revised by: bch
Initial Release

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Copyright Information
1.2. Disclaimer
1.3. New Versions
1.4. Credits
1.5. Feedback
1.6. Translations
2. Starting a Project
2.1. Choosing a Project
2.2. Naming your project
2.3. Licensing your Software
2.4. Choosing a Method of Version Numbering
2.5. Documentation
2.6. Other Presentation Issues
3. Maintaining a Project: Interacting with Developers
3.1. Delegating Work
3.2. Accepting and Rejecting Patches
3.3. Stable and Development Branches
3.4. Other Project Management issues
3.5. Forks
4. Maintaining a Project: Interacting with Users
4.1. Testing and Testers
4.2. Setting up Support Infrastructure
4.3. Releasing Your Program
4.4. Announcing Your Project
Bibliography
A. GNU Free Documentation License
A.1. 0. PREAMBLE
A.2. 1. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
A.3. 2. VERBATIM COPYING
A.4. 3. COPYING IN QUANTITY
A.5. 4. MODIFICATIONS
A.6. 5. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
A.7. 6. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
A.8. 7. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
A.9. 8. TRANSLATION
A.10. 9. TERMINATION
A.11. 10. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE