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Top Ten mailing list posts in the history of free/open source software

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commandline.org.uk: A few months ago, we looked at Linus Torvalds in his own words, which was surprisingly popular. So following the same approach, what are the top-ten best mailing list posts in the history of free/open source software?

SourceForge Community Choice Awards winners

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weblog.infoworld: Winners of the SourceForge Community Choice Awards were announced at OSCON today. Best Project: OpenOffice.org. Best Project for the Enterprise:

Open Web Foundation to Keep Data 'Open'

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eweek.com: The Open Web Foundation launches at OSCON with a focus on keeping open-source community efforts open and unfettered.The effort is backed by individuals and companies such as Facebook, Google and MySpace.

Ingres gives Fortify security study a good fisking

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blogs.zdnet: Since Fortify released its security study, unleashing the FUD flood, I have been waiting for someone to give it a good fisking. Today we have a winner.

Open source leadership model

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indiatimes.com: As I study some of the thriving new age organisations, I see many of them successfully nurturing , what I call an open source leadership model, an offshoot of the software model. It is changing the rules of the game, and it is proving to be successful. So, what defines an open source leadership model?

The open source jobs boom

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weblog.infoworld: Looking for a good job in IT? Sharpen your knowledge of open source development frameworks, languages, and programming. A just-published study of available IT jobs found that 5 percent to 15 percent of the positions now on the market call for open source software skills.

Software piracy hurts the open-source community too

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computerworld.com: Proprietary software vendors, movie companies and the music industry aren't the only businesses that don't like pirates stealing, copying and reselling their CDs and DVDs. OpenOffice.org community manager sees fallout when proprietary wares are jacked.

Veteran developer ditches Microsoft for open source

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linux.com: If you've ever used Microsoft Access or Excel, you have likely used a product that Mike Gunderloy had a hand in developing. The irony is that Gunderloy himself doesn't use those products anymore. He's given up Microsoft for open source -- and he's not going back.

Fortify sets off FUD flood

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blogs.zdnet.com: Roger Thornton, CTO, FortifyI was impressed by the work Fortify did in raising concerns about the security process among open source application developers. But did it really call for a FUD flood?

Apache’s open source governance model

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blogs.zdnet.com: The core Apache servers power the web: combining dominant market share with dominant performance and stunning software reliability - and because that combination is unusual, we have to ask why and how?

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