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FSF Relaunches Software Directory

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The Free Software Foundation today announced the relaunch of The Free Software Directory. For years The Free Software Directory allowed users to search and browser for software that meets The Free Software Definition, which is basically what most think of as Open Source software, but an update was needed.

The directory has been in place for quite a while, but with increasing activity in development, a growing numbers of developers, and so many releases modermization became necessary. John Sullivan, FSF's executive director, explains, "We wanted to update the technology we use for the site so that contributors can participate in examining and posting new entries, and users can more easily search them."

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