Open Networking Summit 2017
April 3-6, 2017 - Santa Clara Convention Center

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Tuesday, April 4 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
A Day in the Life of Open Source Code - Phil Robb, OpenDaylight

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How does a feature idea or user request become a working piece of an open source project? Can a developer just write some code and release it to the world?

If you're a user, or a developer new to the open source world, this talk will give you a clear understanding of the structured process by which an idea becomes usable code in a well-run open source project, from scope review to code acceptance. During this talk, Phil Robb will also shed light on the typical timelines, success factors for both upstream features and downstream commercial offerings, and best practices in managing cross-organizational dynamics for the good of all.

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Phil Robb

Vice President - Operations, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation
Phil Robb’s experience spans more than 30 years of work on the leading edge of software and networking technology, beginning with the launch of the personal computer in the early 1980s. He began working with open source in 2001 at Hewlett Packard, where he formed and led the company’s... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Grand Ballroom D
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