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Introducing the 2007 InfoWorld Bossies

Sep 11, 2007, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Not too long ago, open source meant starving developers; scant documentation; an ugly, outdated Web site; and software that lived in perpetual beta. Now open source software is becoming big business. 'Now hiring' is a common sight on project home pages, and .org and SourceForge sites that used to point straight to source code archives are redirected to .com URLs that celebrate the commercial success of what started out as collaborations among unpaid coders of like mind.

"Open source's ongoing transition from rags to riches is a good news/bad news proposition..."

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