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

VP of Operations – Networking & Orchestration, The Linux Foundation
Phil Robb is VP of Operations for the Linux Foundation Networking projects. Phil is a widely respected expert in the area of open source strategy, business impact, and governance. He is frequently asked to speak at international technology and business events and he has been consulted... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Grand Ballroom D
  • Experience Level Any