Free and open source software (FOSS) is fundamental to computing, the internet, and Google. Since 2004, Google Open Source has helped Googlers get code in and out of Google and supported FOSS through student programs and financial support. One thing is clear after 14 years: FOSS is all about community.
We’re part of that community, seeing people at events, on mailing lists, and in the trenches of code repositories. And few things are more enjoyable and productive than talking with people in the community…
… so we thought we’d start doing more of that. We want to:
By Josh Simmons, Google Open Source