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451 CAOS Links 2009.04.17Matthew Aslett, April 17, 2009 @ 11:46 am ET
Open source in government. Sourcefire announces relationships with Symantec and Microsoft. EPL supercedes CPL. The cost and potential savings of open source. The origins of open source. IBM and Sun – back on? And more.
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# Simon Phipps: Five Ideas To Get FOSS Into Governments.
# Sourcefire’s 3D system to be bundled as part of the Symantec Managed Security Services offering.
# Sourcefire has also announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft.
# The Eclipse Foundation has collaborated with IBM and OSI to supercede CPL with EPL. Result: one less open source license.
# Bloomberg: Sun Said to Be Willing to Talk If IBM Eases on Terms.
# Black Duck estimated OSS development cost of $387bn, potential reuse saving for US businesses of $22bn.
# Forbes reported on Eclipse: Many Hands, Light Work.
# Zack Urlocker explained how Sun monetizes open source at the point of value.
# OpenX launched an online advertising marketplace.
# Rivet Logic open sourced Alfresco/portal integration. Introducing the Alfresco Web script Portlet rivet.
# John Newton: How did the term “open source” start?
# GroundWork Monitor added a cloud management extension from Tap In Systems.
# LinuxInsider took a look at the debates surrounding the Open Core Licensing strategy.
# Yet another open source CMS offering: Concrete5.
# The Election Technology Council issued a report on the viability of OSS for voting systems.
# A list of 10 Individuals who have contributed the most to FOSS.
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