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SourceForge.net Surpasses 100,000

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SourceForge.net, the world's largest Open Source collaborative development site, and part of the OSTG (a subsidiary of VA Software, NASDAQ: LNUX) technology network has announced that it has surpassed the 100,000th project milestone. SourceForge.net is the world's largest collaborative development site and repository of Open Source projects. The momentum behind SourceForge.net's continued rapid growth has been fueled by the visibility of new projects posted by leading organizations such as NASA, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Salesforce.com. In the past 100 days, SourceForge.net has approved and launched nearly 6,000 new projects. Registered users on the site have surpassed the one million mark to reach a new high of 1,074,424 as of May 17, 2005.

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