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Old 01-18-2007, 01:30 PM   #1
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Sourceforge, Freshmeat etc.


This might be a little bit off topic on these forums, but I'll take the risk.

I'm putting my bookmarks onto a del.icio.us account. When I was entering sites like Sourceforge, Openusability, ..., I was wondering whether such sites have a name. And if not, let's see who can come up with a nice one.
 
Old 01-18-2007, 02:09 PM   #2
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I've always thought sourceforge.net is referred to as "sourceforge.net" or "Sourceforge". I think their site has a biggish logo or caption or something somewhere. The same goes probably for all the rest.

After all, there are sites like CJB.net -- site's address is it's name.
 
Old 01-18-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in General and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 01-18-2007, 02:21 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by b0uncer
I've always thought sourceforge.net is referred to as "sourceforge.net" or "Sourceforge". I think their site has a biggish logo or caption or something somewhere. The same goes probably for all the rest.

After all, there are sites like CJB.net -- site's address is it's name.
I'm referring to the type of site they all are. Sites where people can put projects online and search for people to help them.
 
Old 01-18-2007, 02:24 PM   #5
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I've always called them open source software repositories. I think that the people that run them use words like foundry to refer to subject specific sections of their sites. I don't know if the people who run these sites would call the whole thing an open source project foundry. Maybe. You could write to them and ask.

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Old 01-18-2007, 02:40 PM   #6
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I've always called them open source software repositories. I think that the people that run them use words like foundry to refer to subject specific sections of their sites. I don't know if the people who run these sites would call the whole thing an open source project foundry. Maybe. You could write to them and ask.
It's not a big deal of course. The question just popped into my head.
 
  


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