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It's not just Twitter

Feb 18, 2010, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"A recent Washington Post story observed that Twitter loves open source. Twitter's not the only ones. Most, if not all, social networks are built on top of Linux and open-source software.

"When the writer wrote that Twitter loves open source he wasn't exaggerating. He was quoting from Twitter's About Open-Source page. There, Twitter states that, "Twitter is built on open-source software-here are the projects we have released or contribute to.

"It's quite a list of C++. Java, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and Scala programs."

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