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In the News (HTML)
November/December 2005 (vol. 22 no. 6)
pp. 98-102
Greg Goth, freelance writer
Bart Massey, Portland State University
Open Source Business Models: Ready for Prime Time
Greg Goth, freelance writer
The open source ecosystem has matured into a shoulder-to-shoulder companion for commercial proprietary software. A new tapestry of community resources, venture capital, and informal networks of open source veterans championing new applications is being woven through industries and academia.

Opening the Mainstream: O'Reilly OSCON 2005

Bart Massey, Portland State University
The 2005 O'Reilly Open Source Conference provided evidence that open source software is growing up--entering its teen years and showing signs of the adult that it will become.

Index Terms:
open source software, Medsphere, SpikeSource, Center for Open Source Investigation, Gluecode, Cloudscape, SourceForge.net, JBoss, Business Readiness Rating, Java Enterprise Middleware Server, WebSphere, GNU Lesser General Public License, Linux, open source software, Larry Wall, Perl, OSCON, O'Reilly, Drupal Content Management Systems Conference, PHP, Asterisk OSS, Ruby on Rails, Linux desktop
Citation:
Greg Goth, Bart Massey, "In the News," IEEE Software, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 98-102, Nov.-Dec. 2005, doi:10.1109/MS.2005.157
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