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NewsForge: Getting in Touch with the Feminine Side of Open Source

Aug 09, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"The OSCON Open Source Convention wrapped up Friday with a feminine touch as some of the community's most prominent women discussed the possibilities, problems, and parenthood aspects of open source software participation.

"Although the panelists recognized that women stand to benefit from the newness of open source, they also discussed some negative aspects for the open source community's women, who reportedly have higher representation in the proprietary software world, according to Cambridge University researcher and panelist Bernard Krieger..."

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