“Actuate, which stewards the open source business intelligence
reporting tool (BIRT), is planning an early 2005 launch, following
the approval of the Eclipse Foundation.
“Actuate and Eclipse officials first announced the BIRT proposal
to the organization’s developer community in August. It is an open
source application that will allow Java developers to automate
reporting process in easily digestible charts in HTML or PDF files.
The system decreases the development costs associated with
reporting and analyzing core application functions, officials
BIRTs of a Feather: Actuate and Eclipse(Aug 26, 2004)