"IBM plans to open source its WebSphere Studio
Workbench in the near future, Scott Handy, the director of Linux
solutions marketing for the IBM Software Group, told eWEEK in an
interview this week.
Big Blue announced the availability of the beta Workbench for
Linux this week at its Solutions technical developers conference in
The Workbench, which is supported by IBM and 12 other tools
vendors, including Versata Inc., Peregine/Extricity and Rational
Software Corp., allows Linux software developers to integrate IBM's
development tools with tools from other vendors and access them
through a common interface."