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SourceForge Opens up to Commerce

Dec 06, 2007, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"With over 100,000 hosted open source projects, SourceForge.net for years has been the biggest resource for those looking for open source code. Thanks to a new effort, the site's developers now can look to expand their financial resources, too.

"The new SourceForge.net Marketplace made its debut today, enabling registered open source projects to offer paid services and support through the site.

"At launch, the Marketplace houses 600 open source projects selling services or support. Sellers in the Marketplace are free to set their own prices for offered services, while SourceForge.net makes money from by taking a small fee from each sale..."

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