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Consortium Standards Bulletin: Open Source--Coming of Age

Aug 18, 2004, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"This month, we dedicate our issue to the increasingly important topic of open source. More specifically, we focus on the inevitable transition of the open source development model from a labor of engineering love to a more commercially influenced development process.

"Our choice of open source as the theme of this month's issue is occasioned not only by the great strides that open source has made in the last year, but also by an upcoming conference which we are proud to co-sponsor. Titled 'Open Source--Open Standards: Maximizing Utility While Managing Exposure, 'the conference will seek to interactively identify and analyze the remaining hurdles that may stand in the way of ubiquitous adoption of open source-based products..."

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