Jono Bacon: New Ubuntu community toys
I have always believed in open community processes. As I have banged on about in How To Herd Cats, those companies who have shown a commitment to open processes have been more successful in the Open Source and free software world. Here I am thinking of companies such as Red Hat, Novell and Canonical. Companies who have been less open have struggled.
Creating an open community is only half of the challenge though - an open yet disorganised community does no-one any favours, so I am keen to ensure that we have a well organised community that is adept at sharing best practise and knowledge and working hard to do things the right way. I am keen to achieve the dizzy heights of open and effective community.
With this in mind, I have two things to announce that I have been working on for a little while: