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Cordis: EU Funds Project to Boost Open Source Efficiency

Mar 12, 2005, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])

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"As part of an EU drive to make European software development more competitive on the global market, the European Commission is providing 2.2 million euro for a project to build new tools for simplifying complex IT projects based on open-source software like Linux.

"The EDOS (environment for the development and distribution of free software) project partners hope to shorten the development cycles and lower the cost for large-scale modular software projects. By promoting open source software, Member States and the European Commission are hoping to counter the outsourcing of software development to third countries..."

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