"OpenSales released its AllCommerce Web site product-retailing
software as open source, meaning anyone may adopt and modify the
program. Now OpenSales will pay open-source programmers to
extend the software through CollabNet's SourceXchange program,
a source familiar with the plan said."
"The announcement is expected tomorrow at the LinuxWorld
Conference and Expo in San Jose, Calif. The show has triggered a
cascade of news about Linux and the open-source community of
programmers who collectively develop software by freely sharing
"CollabNet also is setting up the infrastructure for a
programming community being set up by Linux video game console
maker Indrema. Indrema has signed a partnership with Red Hat to
co-develop a version of Linux called DV Linux tailored for video
game and home entertainment system hardware that uses a TV for a
display. In addition, CollabNet has simplified its name from
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