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Session

How to Protect Your Open Source Project from Poisonous People

Ben Collins-Sussman, Software Engineer, Google
Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Track: People
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Location: E143-144

Every open source project runs into people who are selfish, uncooperative, and disrespectful. These people can silently poison the atmosphere of a happy developer community. Come learn how to identify these people and peacefully de-fuse them before they derail your project. Told through a series of (often amusing) real-life anecdotes and experiences.