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Graduating Apache Rave project demonstrates open innovation in software

Apr 21, 2012, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Apache Rave provides a next-generation portal engine, supporting (Open)Social Gadgets as well as WC3 widgets. Have a go with the latest release and you will see that it works out-of-the-box, but it can alternatively serve as the basis for an enterprise-level social portal application.

The way Rave came about and is still moving forward is a clear demonstration of open innovation in software. The project originated from a collaboration of partners that donated the software they have been developing independently, because they recognised that there was so much overlap in their projects, that collaborating on a shared codebase would generate more benefits than the effort that they would need to put in.

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