Datamation – Open Source Pros pick their favorite projects
Now that we know where to make a profit in the open source realm, we can move on to the next list: “What are the fun projects for 2008?” Datamation asked a group of open source movers and shakers about their favorite projects. One conclusion: they are broadly interested in multiple projects.
- Jeff Waugh (director of the GNOME Foundation): WordPress, Bugzilla, OLPC, Cairo, Evolution
- Lee Congdon (VP of Information Services Red Hat): Zimbra, JBoss Hibernate, OpenOffice.org
- Sebastion Kugler (KDE): Xorg, KDE/Plasma, Free Software Foundation
- Marten Mickos (CEO of MySQL AB): memcached, Maatkit, PrimeBase XT, XAMPP, Hadoop
- Simon Crosby (CTO XenSource): OpenSolaris, Mozilla, Xen
- Stormy Peters (Director of Community and Partner Programs Open Logic): Linux kernel, Apache httpd, GNOME
- Miguel de Icaza (GNOME, Mono): Compiz Fusion, Ruby on Rails, IronRuby
- Bharat Mediratta (Gallery): Debian, Xemacs, Firefox
- Greg Kroah-Hartman (Linux kernel hacker): Linux kernel, GNU Compiler Collection, Git
- Michael Meeks (Novell): GNOME, OpenOffice.org, Mono
- Ross Turk (Sourceforge Community Manager): dimdim
- Dirk Riehle (SAP Labs): PostgreSQL, MySQL, Eclipse.