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Magnetism of Open Source projects

Magnetism of open source projects

The tendency to attract new contributors

cf Stickiness of open source projects

#todo find evidence of equivalent concept for online communities generally


  • Kazuhiro Yamashita, Shane McIntosh, Yasutaka Kamei, and Naoyasu Ubayashi, “Magnet or Sticky? An OSS Project-by-Project Typology,” in Proceedings of the 11th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories-MSR 2014, chair Premkumar Devanbu (Hyderabad, India: Association for Computing Machinery, May 2014): 344–47, https:// 10.1145/ 2597073.2597116.

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