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FOSS Helps Krugle Help Developers Search for Code

Mar 12, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"In three years, Krugle, the company behind the code search engine of the same name, has gone from an idea to a company that's starting to produce revenue. CEO Steve Larsen, a veteran of half a dozen startups, attributes this brief time to market as being due largely to free and open source software (FOSS). According to Larsen, FOSS has shaped most aspects of the company, including its hiring practices and relations with business partners and users.

"The idea for the company came to Ken Krugler while he was working on the Chandler Project at the Open Source Applications Foundation..."

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