"There are tens of thousands of open source projects in the
wild, but how do you determine what's good and what's not? Simply
looking at the popularity of a project on SourceForge.net is enough
for some, but with the increased diversity of open source code
repositories, that's not going to cut it for the rest.
"Ohloh, a resource for open source intelligence on thousands of
open source projects, has up-to-date information on open source
projects and the people who develop them, Scott Collison, CEO of
Ohloh, told internetnews.com..."