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Re: [ox-en] Motivation in Peer Production

On 2007-11-27 11:25, Zbigniew Lukasiak wrote:
Competence, autonomy, and relatedness - these are the three core
motivations identified in gaming by
ethod_.php. Does it sound like a plausible hypothesis that the same
motivations are at the core of Open Source participation?

Sure. However, in free software there is another important motivation: 
the individual power to create something useful by immediate using the 
most developed forces of production. And this is called 
selbstentfaltung: bring something useful into existence as an 
expression of individual needs being the condition of the 
selbstentfaltung of others and vice versa.


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