"Almost a year after launching, the Microsoft-sponsored open
source CodePlex Foundation is looking ahead to an ambitious agenda
in its second year of life.
"Paula Hunter, the executive director of the CodePlex
Foundation, told InternetNews.com that new efforts around branding,
contributions and governance at the CodePlex Foundation are
underway. The foundation is also planning to roll out a host of
additional projects, with some to be officially sponsored by
Microsoft and others that the software giant will not formally
"Hunter's efforts are aimed at delivering on the mandate of the
CodePlex Foundation to help grow commercial opportunities for open
source projects across the project lifecycle."