"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..."