The Most Important Events in Open Source History
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"Have you ever wondered about those key moments in time that
made open source software such an immense success story? We just
did, and here below is our list.
"We have narrowed the list down to what we consider the nine
most important events that shaped open source into what it is
today. The focus is on events that propelled open source forward
and resulted in a rich inheritance, or events that strengthened the
reputation of open source software in the eyes of the public.
"Although this article is not specifically about open source
products, some are included because they have had such a huge
impact on the open source movement."