Awesome! Congratulations, everyone, on achieving this auspicious milestone.
Looking forward to continued collaboration.
On Tue, 2021-04-13 at 10:26 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> The Open Source Way community  is pleased to announce the latest
> release of the Open Source Way guidebook.
> Written by practitioners from several organizations, the Open Source Way
> guidebook collects best practices for catalyzing, supporting, managing,
> and sustaining open source communities. This release (v 2.0) is under
> the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
> The guidebook is now available in various formats at the following
> PDF: https://www.theopensourceway.org/the_open_source_way-guidebook-2.0.pdf
> The Open Source Way is an upstream community of open source
> practitioners who cultivate and curate best practices for open source
> community management. The project is always seeking contributions. For
> more details—and to get involved—please visit:
>  https://www.theopensourceway.org/
> Information About 2.0 Version
> This community release of The Open Source Way, "a guidebook for
> community management best practices," features a number of notable new
> elements, including:
> * New chapters. Contributors have added material on governance,
> inclusivity, accessibility, and project members' safety and well-being
> to track how community management practices are evolving.
> * New sections. Guidebook material is now grouped into chapters
> addressing topics like "getting started," "attracting users," "guiding
> participants," and "growing contributors."
> * Improved structure. The guidebook now offers a prescribed path for
> readers, and includes various checklists to enhance a focus on growing
> your community of users while keeping the barriers to use, participate,
> and contribute as low as possible.
> * New format. Chapters are now collaboratively written to feature a
> wider range of experiences.
> * Modularity. Chapters can now stand on their as independent guides, but
> form a cohesive story when read together, so readers can access the
> material and proceed however they wish.
> Beyond the guidebook, the Open Source Way project is a community of
> practice for anyone interested in open source community management. We
> don't just explore what community management is and how to do it, but
> also discuss why we consider certain practices "best." We're a diverse
> group of practitioners who cultivate and curate best practices for
> creating, growing, and sustaining innovative open source communities.
> Our recently updated and published 2.0 version of The Open Source Way,
> our guidebook of best practices, was created as a fully open
> collaboration using our own recommendations in action.
> "The 2.0 version of this guidebook is the culmination of a decade of
> discussions sparked by the 1.0 release," said Karsten Wade, primary
> author of the 2011 debut and lead for the 2.0 update. "Just as open
> source development has evolved, we wanted to evolve the way we presented
> best practices around managing communities of contributors. Part of that
> is the vision of a community of practitioners of all levels, working to
> understand and improve on this important work with and beyond just one
> guidebook. I'm thrilled as I anticipate how this community is going to
> expand its membership and activities over the next decade."
> Additional Resources
> * Code of Conduct: https://theopensourceway.org/Code_of_Conduct.html
> * Project discussion forum:
> * Guidebook GitHub repo: https://github.com/theopensourceway/guidebook
> * Guidebook README:
> * Contributing to guidebook:
> Karsten Wade [he/him/his]| Senior Community Architect | @quaid
> Red Hat Open Source Program Office (OSPO) : @redhatopen
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