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Following a path laid by open source developers, eBay may open up some of its source code in order to quicken the pace of application development and open up new business opportunities.

The company is "currently investigating" the possibility of giving way the source code for its software development kit (SDK), under some form of open-source licensing plan, said Matt Ackley, senior director at eBay's developer program.

"It's one way to deal with our pace-of-change problems," Ackley said after a keynote speech at the Web Services Edge show this week.

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