Social-network open-source project Diaspora named 'rookie of the year'
Jan 07, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Aside from recognizing up-and-coming projects, which is mainly
done for fun, the list also showed continued cloud-based
development and movement into enterprises by open-source
"Thirty percent of the new projects (OpenStack, OpenStack Nova
and ownCloud) are cloud-related and use the Affero General Public
License, Marshall said.
"'This type of license ensures that if a project is hosted, any
enhancement made to it is given back to the network community,
Vescuso explained. "The AGPL license has been around a long time
and is growing in popularity, but we're surprised to see it jump up
to be [used in] 30% of the top 10. And I think it's indicative to
the growth of the cloud.'"