Google has launched a new site that are already open source projects under one roof, the company announced Tuesday.The new Google Open Source website contains information about how the company uses, versions, and supports open source. The source codes are available to users, allowing them to study, modify and distribute the software. Although Google has for years with programs such as Google Summer Code and make Google Code-in, the new site brings together all the initiatives.
“This new site shows the breadth and depth of our love for open source. It will contain the expected things, “said a blog post on the new site. “But it also contains something unexpected. A look under the hood to see how we do ‘open source’
This means that publishing Google documents that the technology company to explain the release process for new projects, how it treats third-party open source projects that it uses internally, and how to submit patches to d Other projects.
“Our policies and procedures are informed by years of experience and the lessons we have learned along the way,” the blog said. “We know that our specific approach to open source can not for everyone – there is more than one way to do open source -. And therefore, these documents should not be interpreted as a “how-to” guide