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Sourceforge Community Choice Finalists: Some Curious Choices

Jul 04, 2008, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

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"Sourceforge.net has announced its 2008 Community Choice finalists, and includes a wide range of projects that I'm seeing for the first time. Sure, there are old favorites like OpenOffice and Firebird, but when was the last time you used Sphinx (SQL full-text search engine), FreeMind (mind mapper), or Habari (next-generation blogging platform)?

"Some of the finalists--or, rather where they were voted--are quite silly. Under the 'Most Likely to Be the Next $1B Acquisition' category, only a small fraction of the candidates are actually corporations capable of being purchased for $1 billion..."

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