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Evaluate Open Source Software

Open Source software selection starts with the creation of a short-list of open source packages, and the very next step is the evaluation of all candidates.
Read the dogfood label first.Read the dogfood label first.

Open source projects are planned, developed and maintained often using accessible Revision Control systems (e.g. Bazaar, CVS, Git, Mercurial or SVN), Collaboration (blogs, forums, IRC channels, mailing-lists and wikis) and Tracking Systems (e.g. bugzilla, GNATS, OTRS, trac). Despite going through them all can be time-consuming, those are the primary source of information to know more about an open source project.

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Open Source Webinars: SCM Comparison, by OpenLogic

On the 28th of April OpenLogic will run a webinar to provide a comparison of key attributes – included market share and community participation – for the leading open source Source control management tools, including Bazaar, CVS, Git, Mercurial, and Subversion.

Other topics covered in this webinar will include:
Which open source SCM tools are best at branching, merging, and tagging
Client/server vs. single repository SCM tools
Peer-to-peer vs. distributed system SCM tools
How the leading open source SCM tools compare to commercial alternatives

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