Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Some changes are coming in the world of DSpace. Based on the original Open Archives Initiative, DSpace was developed at MIT and open sourced in 2002. After four years, the code needs a trim - "code is mushrooming, preservation needs growing, ad-hoc development is tough." But there are also changes coming to DSpace governance. Claiming that there's "no coordination, no direction, no leader" the proposal is to "break out responsibilities, create specialized work groups, streamline process, add new people" to develop a "more formal decision-making process for feature roadmap, technology standoffs."

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