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The Most Important Events in Open Source History

Jan 19, 2010, 00:04 (0 Talkback[s])


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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."

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