Here I have shared a few links to the important docs for FOSS development

http://www.shakthimaan.com/downloads/glv/presentations/i-want-2-do-project-tell-me-wat-2-do.pdf

http://freenode.net/philosophy.shtml

http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
This is for my own remembrance and also to help newbies