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Web 2.0 Eludes Slashdot (and SourceForge) as They Fail to Make 2009 Webware 100*...Slashdot nemesis Digg Does.

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April 19, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GKNT , BBY , CBS

Web 2.0 Eludes Slashdot (and SourceForge) as They Fail to Make 2009 Webware 100...Digg Does in the Social Networking & Publishing category, both personal and business-focused, and tools to put content on the Web.


2009 Webware 100 also eludes SourceForge.Net in the Infrastructure & Storage Services Category that underpin Web sites or store our raw data, and tools for developers.


*More important than qualifying as a 2009 Webware 100 Finalist it is inconceivable that SourceForge.net has completely failed to monetize [and capitalize] on its 30 million monthly visitors by taking their prodigious open source ecosystem to an order of magnitude level higher by providing SourceForge.net with this simply and [glaringly obvious] superior competitive advantage of providing a social networking system ala facebook and twitter to its developers viz-a-viz at approximately 53:23 into Frugal Friday's April 10, 2009 Podcast and interview with SourceForge.net's Community Leader, Ross Turk, Jason Perlow, ZDNet, asks Ross , "What do you think about...social networks like Facebook and those types of technologies, at least when applied to software development commmunities? Do you guys see SourceForge possibly adopting those types of features in the future and, in general, what type of things can we expect from SourceForge going forward?" A: (~53:39 into the podcast)..."Gosh, I [hope] we do..." ?!? Houston...we have a problem...

Published with permission from the Editor of SourceForge News.

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