Originally Posted by phx
I could only imagine an open source organization in the form like the BSDs. There is the "board", a group of a few "core developers", which are democratically elected by all developers every year. The core will decide about the direction of the development.
Hear hear. Ever since Commodore went under, and the single authority on what goes in and what stays out disappeared, it's just been a bunch of people all trying to pull different ways. 21 years of squabbling now. Yay. :-)