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SJ Mercury/Reuters: VA Linux to unveil Service for open source projects

“VA Linux Systems…a developer of systems and services tailored
to the alternative Linux operating system, said it will announce on
Tuesday a hosting service for so-called open source software
projects.”

“The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company, which went public last
month with the biggest first-day gain in IPO history, will unveil a
service called SourceForge for the open source community. With
this new service, VA becomes an application service provider, or
ASP, for open source projects and corporations….

“SourceForge will provide hosting and communications resources
to open source developers for free at Sourceforge.net. For
companies that want to start an open source project, a commercial
package ranges from $600 to $1,000 or more, per user.”


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