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DOD launches site to develop open-source software




DOD launches site to develop open-source software
DOD launches site to develop open-source software



http://fcw.com/articles/2009/01/30/dod-launches-site-to-develop-open-source-software.aspx 

By Doug Beizer
FCW.com
Jan 30, 2009

The Forge.mil site is based on SourceForge.net, a public site that hosts 
thousands of open-source projects.

Defense Department officials have launched a new Web site where 
developers can work on open-source software projects specifically for 
DOD, David Mihelcic, the chief technology officer for the Defense 
Information Systems Agency (DISA), said today.

The new site, named Forge.mil, is based on the public site 
SourceForge.net which hosts thousands of open-source projects, Mihelcic 
said at an AFCEA Washington chapter lunch in Arlington, Va.

"It is really is SourceForge.net upgraded to meet DOD security 
requirements," Mihelcic said. 

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