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NewsFactor: Alternative Web Server: Does Roxen Rock?

Jan 07, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"The Roxen licensing model is a bit unusual: It is neither completely open source Latest News nor completely proprietary. The core Roxen Web server is available under the GNU General Public License, which means it is available to anyone who wants to download and deploy a Roxen Web server.

"However, some components of the Roxen product are only available under a proprietary license. In this way, the company that makes Roxen can provide more value for an additional fee. The company also sells Roxen CMS, which builds on the Roxen Web server core and adds features. Walldén told NewsFactor that CMS adds 'version control, enterprise clusters and an integrated search engine,' among other features. CMS also features Web-based authoring tools, with a point-and-click page editor that might make life much easier for users who are not Web-savvy..."

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